A new fire was reported last night. The Hicks Fire is burning 2.5 miles south of Highway 50, 5 miles southwest of Sargents in the Gunnison National Forest.
Hazy, smoky conditions continue today across Colorado. Currently, 59 large wildfires have burned almost 900,000 acres across the country this year.
A fire broke out yesterday afternoon north of Fairplay in the Valley of the Sun Subdivision. Residents in the area were evacuated to the Park County Fairgrounds.
A fire is being reported on Porcupine Road in the Valley of the Sun area between Fairplay and Alma.
Smoke is again visible our area. This smoke is from fires burning in nearby states.
Officials have declared the East Troublesome Fire—the second largest in Colorado’s recorded history—100 percent contained.
The Cameron Peak Fire in Larimer County is at 92 percent containment and 209,000 acres as of yesterday.
Driven by strong winds and racing through dry fuels and timber, the East Troublesome Fire in Grand County continued to rage yesterday.
Several new wildfires have popped up around the state in the last couple of days.
The Wild Horse Fire burning near Fort Carson was listed at 10 percent containment as of last night.
Several major wildfires continue to burn across Colorado. The fires have collectively burned more than 304 square miles.
Several major wildfires continue to burn across Colorado, with much of the state blanketed in hazy smoke.