County Road Reopened, Fires Still Burning

Moffat County Road 57, which was closed due to the Pine Tree Fire, burning 10 miles south of Maybell, is now open. Travelers along the road should continue to use caution, as traffic from firefighters may be heavy. The fire is now estimated at 4,732 acres and remains 0% contained. Moffat County residents can sign up for alerts from the fire and other incidents in the area through Moffat County Code Red. To sign up for the service, click here. Containment of the Deep Creek 9 miles to the northeast of Hayden increased from 62% to 79% yesterday. The Deep Creek Fire remains at just over 4,100 acres. Photos below from the Deep Creek Fire, Photos courtesy of the West Routt Fire Protection District Facebook page, click to enlarge. To view a new video from the scene of the fire, click here. 

 

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