Photos: Hertha Ridge Fire

Hertha Ridge fire from Larimer County Road 17 in Berthoud. All photos by John Gardner © Berthoud Weekly Surveyor.
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The Hertha Ridge fire burned nearly 80 acres just west of Larimer County Road 27E on Aug. 17. According to reports from the Berthoud Fire Protection District, no structures were lost despite being under severe threat.

The fire began after noon on Wednesday, Aug. 17. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Crews remained on scene overnight, providing structure protection and monitoring. Thursday morning, crews returned to the scene and continued containment and mop-up, according to a statement on the BFPD’s Facebook page.

Crews from Berthoud, Loveland, Front Range, Windsor, Poudre Fire Authority, Longmont, Mountain View, Boulder County, Larimer County, and the Colorado State Division of Fire Prevention and Control all contributed to the effort.