Fremont, Park, Saguache and Lake Counties have moved into Stage I Fire Restrictions.
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.
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation near Silverthorne due to an active wildfire.
Monarch Pass Project salvages beetle-kill trees on steep slopes to reduce wildfire risk, protect water resources.
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.