Wildfire


Do Your Part to Prevent Wildfires

With wildfires erupting all over the state, conditions continue to be concerning for wildfires following a very dry winter and recent high winds.




Salida-area wildfire fuel break on track

Dozens of landowners in the foothills of Methodist Mountain have agreed to forest treatments that are necessary to create a community fuel break designed to protect Salida and Poncha Springs from a wildfire.



December Wildfire Near Idaho Springs

High winds and dry conditions hampered efforts to extinguish a fire that prompted limited evacuations and destroyed at least 2 structures near Idaho Springs.  


Wildfire South of Estes Park Now 15 Percent Contained

A 133-acre wildfire that broke yesterday morning near Kruger Rock in Larimer County, which is about two and a half miles south of downtown Estes Park, forcing mandatory evacuations for nearby neighborhoods, is now 15 percent contained. 



Silverthorne Wildfire Forces Evacuations

More than 500 homes are under evacuation or pre-evacuation notice as a wildfire burns near Silverthorne. Officials said the fire is estimated to be 100 acres in size as it moved south during a storm yesterday.