The Custer County Sheriff’s Office announced that the pre-evacuation orders for the San Isabel area have been lifted. Also, Stage I fire restrictions in Custer County have also been lifted.
The St. Charles Fire, burning in Pueblo and Custer counties has burned more than 300 acres. As of Thursday night, crews had achieved 10 percent containment.
At last check, the The Saint Charles Fire grew to 317 acres and is still has no containment.
A wildfire burning about a mile and a half northeast of San Isabel has some residents under a pre-evacuation notice.
Air Quality Advisories are in effect for several northern Colorado counties as smoke from Canada’s wildfires continues to move across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains region.
The National Weather Service says smoke from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and Canada could affect the air quality in our area over the weekend.
Are you ready to evacuate quickly and safely for the next wildfire? When the Decker Fire burned in 2019, local residents had more than a week to evacuate their homes.
The Low Line Fire in Gunnison County has grown to almost 1,700 acres and is now 38% contained.
The Bureau of Land Management has implemented a temporary closure to all public use of 978 acres of public land in the Gunnison Field Office, from Cunningham Gulch north to Mill Creek Road.
Evacuation orders have been issued for the Low Line Fire burning in Gunnison County 14 miles northeast of Gunnison and 11 miles southwest of Crested Butte.
Evacuations have been put into place for a 10-mile radius around a fire burning west of Trinidad.
Chaffee County recently awarded Colorado Firecamp a $330,750 Common Ground grant to build capacity for wildfire mitigation projects.