A new fire ignited yesterday in Larimer County.
The Pine Gulch Fire burning north of Grand Junction has grown to just over 69,000 acres.
Several communities in Garfield and Eagle Counties were ordered to evacuate last night as firefighters continued to battle the Grizzly Creek Fire, which has grown to over 6,500 acres with no containment.
The Colorado State Troopers have stationed a Salida trooper on Independence Pass in Lake County to prevent truckers from attempting to drive the narrow, winding pass.
The Pine Gulch Fire burning north of Grand Junction continued to expand yesterday and has burned more than 42,000 acres, with low humidity and gusty winds expected to fuel the fire today.
The Grizzly Creek Fire continues to shut down I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. I-70 remains closed in both directions from MM 116 to MM 140.
Hazy, smoky conditions can be expected again today in our area due to the Pine Gulch Fire burning north of Grand Junction.
The Elephant Butte Fire started in Evergreen on Monday afternoon. More than 1,000 homes received evacuation orders.
A wildfire burning in the Evergreen area of Jefferson County has prompted the evacuation of about 1,000 homes.
[Update] A Temporary Flight Restriction is in place over the YMCA Fire. Wildfires are a “No Drone Zone.” If you fly, they can’t.
Firefighters are making progress on the YMCA Fire.
Crews responded to a wildfire on Bureau of Land Management land yesterday afternoon near Canon City. The BLM has named the fire the YMCA FIRE.