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Big Red Fire Bigger Than Previously Thought

Crews have determined the Big Red Fire in north Routt County is larger than previously estimated after a helicopter flight over the fire last night found the blaze had burned 530 acres. Firefighters continue to cut fire lines and monitor the fire. Private land near Big Red Continue reading

UPDATE: Crews Continue To Battle Fires Near Meeker

Crews are continuing to battle the Wilson and Deer Gulch fires burning in Rio Blanco County near Meeker. The Wilson fire burning near Rio Blanco County Road 9 is estimated at 350 acres and is 25% contained, while the Deer Gulch Fire burning near Continue reading

Crews Continue To Fight Area Wildfires

Wildfires-300Beaver Creek fire Crews will get some relief this week with low temperatures and higher humidity expected. The fire burning 50 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs and 24 miles north of Walden is now over 26,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area, and create and 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

Beaver Creek Fire Conditions Near Critical

FireWinds and warm temperatures continue to dry fuels in the Beaver Creek Fire area resulting in increased fire activity. Firefighters are continuing to monitor hot spots around structures in the area, and create and maintain fire lines. Humidity is expected to continue to decrease which could Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Conditions Expected To Worsen

WILD FIREWith low humidity and winds returning to the area of the Beaver Creek Fire, conditions there are expected to worsen this week drying out fuels and putting them at greater risk of catching fire. Protecting Continue reading