Tag Archives: wildland fire

Slash Pile Burns Cancelled

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office has cancelled their plans to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine today. Two burns were planned today, the first on Independence Mountain, about 15 miles northwest of Walden, Continue reading

Firefighters Trained, Ready for Fire Season

fire-fighter-training-800The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit is fully staffed and prepared for wildland fire response. New fire recruits as well as returning firefighters have been training and refurbishing equipment since Continue reading

Steamboat Firefighters to Train Next Week

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUESteamboat Springs Fire Rescue will be conducting live wildland fire training exercises over the course of the next week on Mile Run at Howelsen Hill. The dates for the trainings will be May 24th, 27th and 30th, weather conditions permitting. Small piles will be built and burned to allow firefighters to Continue reading