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Silver Creek Fire Triples In Size

FireA meeting will take place Wednesday evening to allow the Silver Creek Fire Management Team to provide information on the fire. The meeting will be held at the Stagecoach fire station beginning at 6:30. The Silver Creek Fire, burning four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest increased to 25 acres yesterday. Crews are giving special attention to structures Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Evacuation Order Removed

FireThe Beaver Creek fire management teams has made enough progress battling the blaze to lift the evacuation order that has been in place since the fire began. Residents and property owners in the area started returning to their homes Saturday Morning. Closures are still in effect on National forest and BLM managed lands and may affect hunting. To view a list of all Continue reading

Structure Protection Removed Around Beaver Creek Fire

FireCrews continue to make progress battling the Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles northwest of Walden. Because of the gains, the fire management team has been able to remove almost all of the structure protection equipment from the eastern and southern portions of the fire. Crews are Continue reading

Containment Of Beaver Creek Fire Increases

Beaver Creek FireCrews were able to increase control of the Beaver Creek Fire this week, bringing containment from 28 to 41%. Lower winds,temperatures and higher humidity continue to help crews in their efforts to control the blaze. Teams are still working on protecting structures that could be affected, and cutting and maintaining fire lines. They are also continuing to ignite spot fires to Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Expected To Expand This Week

FireBeaver Creek Fire Crews experienced some relief in the past week with wetter and cooler weather conditions, which helped to limit the fires growth. However, warmer temperatures, higher winds and low humidity returned to the area yesterday, causing increased activity. These conditions are projected for most of the week which will Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Won’t Be Contained Until October

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire continues to expand due to warm temperatures dry winds and low humidity, and is now approaching 22,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area and create and maintain fire lines. According to a fire representative the fire not expected to Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Moves Into Wyoming

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire that is burning North West of Walden has made its way across the Wyoming state line. The fire that began June 19th has now reached about a mile into the state. Crews are still focusing their efforts on protecting structures in the area, and creating and maintaining fire lines. The Beaver Continue reading

Rain Provides Relief To Beaver Creek Fire Crews

WILD FIRERain showers in the area yesterday provided some relief to Beaver Creek Fire crews. The rain helped to suppress the intensity of the fire, but as temperatures increase, vegetation will dry out Continue reading

Homes Still Safe From Beaver Creek Fire

WILD FIREThe Beaver Creek Fire continued to move south and west yesterday. Protecting the structures in the area remains a high priority. Crews have been burning between buildings, removing grass and utilizing sprinklers to make Continue reading

UPDATE: Beaver Creek Fire Destroys 2 Buildings

WILD FIRETwo buildings were destroyed over the weekend in the Beaver Creek fire. The fire in the Routt National Forest about 15 miles Northwest of Walden increased to a little over 6000 acres during the weekend. The Jackson County Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Threatens 40 Home Sites

WILD FIREThe Beaver Creek Fire remained active overnight Saturday and early Sunday in pockets of unburned fuels in the interior of the fire. Firefighters mopped up smoldering vegetation near structures and continued to prepare structures further in advance of the fire. Fire crews remain diligent attacking spot fires and constructing firelines Continue reading

Dam Work At Willow Creek

SteamboatWork will be performed on the Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake State Park beginning later this month. Engineers will be performing an assessment on the bridge to determine if there are areas of the damn that need to be strengthened. Willow Creek Damn is considered a ‘high hazard’ damn which Continue reading