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Wildfire Burning Near Encampment

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District and the Encampment Fire Department are fighting a wildfire approximately 1 mile southeast of Encampment. The cause of the nearly 200 acre blaze is currently under Continue reading

Fire Destroys Building East Of Steamboat

An outbuilding was destroyed by a fire Wednesday afternoon on Colorado Highway 131 near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass. According to Steamboat fire representative Travis Wilkinson, despite having to truck water into the location, firefighters were able to prevent the fire from Continue reading

Red Flag Warning Through Saturday

Due to warm and dry conditions in the area, a Red Flag Fire Warning is in effect for much of Northwest Colorado through tomorrow night. With gusty winds up to 40 mph and low humidity, there is the potential for any fire to Continue reading

Don’t Interact With Young Wildlife

This is the time of year in Colorado that wild animals are giving birth.  It’s important to remember that if you encounter a young animal in the wild to not approach, touch or handle it. People often see young animals that appear to be alone in the forest, in backyards, near trails or along the side of roads. While they may appear to be abandoned, it is quite Continue reading