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Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park taken Saturday morning 12/01/2012. Photo Special to the Post, Greg Wigler. I shot these photos of Fern Lake fire between 3 and 4 am Saturday morning. The second photo is of the smoke illuminated by the light of the moon. In the sky the bright star is the planet Jupiter, also visible is the Pleiades. G.Wigler