Aggressive response holds Red Table Fire to 20 acres

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — An aggressive response at the Red Table Fire near Sylvan Lake brought crews close to flanking the blaze by Thursday afternoon.According to Kate Jerman, acting public affairs officer for the White River National Forest, multiple hand crews made progress while engaging the fire Thursday.By late afternoon, crews were close to flanking the fire on the on the left, south-facing side and were putting in line on the right flank of the fire.“There was a small and expected increase in fire activity during the afternoon because we had some sporadic breeze and it was hot,” said Jerman.The acreage count …

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