Tag Archives: fire crews

Efforts Scaled Back on Ecklund Fire

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Due to minimal activity over the past two days, fire crews on the Ecklund Fire are beginning mop up and demobilization activities. The Ecklund Fire was reported just before dark on Saturday. Lightning was determined as the cause of the fire. Continue reading

Crews Battling Fire in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are fighting a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along Lodore Canyon. The fire was reported just before dark on Saturday, and has since grown to 400 acres. It is burning mostly Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Northwest of Walden

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn this month, approximately twenty miles northwest of Walden, in the area of Big Creek Lakes and Twisty Park. The Big Creek Lakes Prescribed Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned for South of Hayden

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are hoping to conduct a prescribed burn this week near the Indian Run State Wildlife Area in western Routt County, south of Hayden. The Indian Run Prescribed Burn will take place on the Yampa Continue reading

Forest Service Planning Slash Pile Burns

controlled-burns-300With the onset of fall weather and snow in the mountains, fire crews are beginning to burn slash piles at multiple locations across the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests in Colorado and Wyoming. It’s estimated that thousands of piles Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in early October southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. The burn will take place on Forest Service lands managed by the Hahns Continue reading

Area Fires Update For Sunday

fire season smallWindy conditions yesterday, combined with lightning resulted in several new fires. The Elk Springs Fire on State, Bureau of Land Management, and private land started late yesterday afternoon. Aerial and ground resources responded to the incident; however difficult access, windy conditions, and receptive fuels are making firefighting efforts Continue reading

Fire Crews Battling Blazes in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are now conducting suppression actions on several fires within or near the monument.  The Hog Fire located on the Yampa Plateau is estimated to be 40+ acres and is Continue reading

Controlled Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn next week southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. Crews will use drip torches to carry out Continue reading