Photos: Readers share images of the Ptarmigan Fire near Silverthorne

Flames from the Ptarmigan Fire are seen on U.S. Forest Service land near Silverthorne on Monday, Sept. 27. Evacuation orders have been issued.
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A plane drops fire retardant onto the Ptarmigan Fire.
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Ptarmigan Fire flames are seen from Silverthorne.
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An air tanker makes a slurry drop on the Ptarmigan Fire.
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Smoke from the Ptarmigan Fire is seen from Swan Mountain Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27.
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Firefighting on the Ptarmigan Fire is seen through aspen leaves.
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The ground smolders from the Ptarmigan Fire on Monday, Sept. 27.
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The Ptarmigan Fire is pictured after sunset.
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