Tag Archives: Grows

UPDATE: New Fire Starts, 3 Others Continue To Burn

Lightning ignited another fire in Northwest Colorado over the weekend near Maybell. The Pine Tree Fire was reported Saturday and as of Monday morning, had consumed more than 4,400 acres and was 0% contained.  The fire has Continue reading

Big Red Fire Grows, Roads Closed

The lightning started Big Red Fire burning in North Routt County, increased in size over the weekend, growing to over 50 acres. Due to the growth, fire crews have shifted from monitoring the fires location, to cutting fire lines to limit its expansion. The change in tactics was also required because the fire is now putting a Forest Service timber sale and private land south Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Increases

The unemployment rate increased slightly in Wyoming between June and July, growing from 3.9 to 4.0 percent, according to a July report from the State’s Department of Workforce Services. Teton County had the lowest unemployment rate in July at Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Now Over 11,000 Acres

The Peekaboo Fire increased again Friday, growing from 8,000 acres to an estimated 11,700 acres as of Friday night. Crews are looking to protect multiple ranch structures, Dinosaur National Monument and Continue reading

Crews Gain 25% Containment Of Mill Creek Fire

Crews made progress yesterday controlling the Mill Creek Fire burning 13 miles northeast of Hayden in Routt County. The fire grew from 270 to 452 acres.  As of last night crews had established a fire line Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Grows To 59 Square Miles

Beaver Creek Fire 2Despite high winds and lower humidity last week crews were able to increase containment of the Beaver Creek Fire from 60 to 68%. The weather did cause the fire to grow to over 59 square miles. Crews are continuing to monitor spot fires Continue reading