CLICK TO VIEW: Interactive Decker Fire map released

Decker Fire on Oct. 13, 2019. Fire activity picked up during the weekend, resulting in a new round of evacuations. (Photo: Decker Fire Facebook)
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SALIDA, Colo. (KKTV) - Decker Fire officials have released an interactive map of the fire to help those affected have a clearer idea of evacuation areas, road closures and the perimeter to date.

The map can be viewed below this article. If viewing on our app, click "Additional Content Available" to see.

Fire activity picked up over the weekend, and new evacuations were ordered Sunday in Chaffee and Fremont counties.

In Chaffee County, the evacuation order is for residents living on Bear Creek Drive, Silver Heels Drive, and two homes on a private road just west of Silver Heels Drive.

In Fremont County, the towns of Wellsville and Swissvale were under the evacuation order, but that order was downgraded to a pre-evacuation status Tuesday.

Those living along Fremont County Road 49 are still under an evacuation order.

Saturday, zones one and two in Howard were placed under a pre-evacuation status. Zone three was added Sunday.

The evacuations were issued after the fire jumped the containment line set up along the Rainbow Trail and began advancing towards houses. Watch the two-minute video below for more information:

Firefighters battled red flag conditions all weekend long and will continue to Monday. Despite the poor weather conditions, crews did double containment Saturday, starting the day with 15 percent containment and ending it with 30. As of Wednesday morning, the fire was 30 percent contained and has burned 8,464 acres.

An air quality advisory remains in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday for southeastern Chaffee County and northwestern Fremont County, including the towns of Salida, Cleora, Wellsville, Howard, Coaldale and Cotopaxi.

Though the Decker Fire sparked on Sept. 8, most of its growth occurred during the first week of October following several days of "critical fire weather," including a 2,100-acre increase in less than 48 hours, which prompted an earlier round of evacuations on Oct. 2.

The fire was started by lightning. Officials don't expect to have full containment until December.