Beaver Creek Fire Update July 30, 2016

Closures & Advisories: Closure orders have been issued for the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands and can be found at: Evacuation orders remain in place as issued by the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office Fire Size Today: 31,216 acres (Current as of 10:30 am) Containment: 12% 287 Firefighters: 5 crews, 26 engines, 2 dozers, 4 helicopters and 1 air attack plane Location: 24 miles north of Walden, Colorado Fire is being managed on the Medicine Bow – Routt National Forests, BLM Kremmling Field Office, State of Colorado Lands, BLM Rawlins Field Office and Wyoming State Forestry Division Started: 6/19/16; The cause of the fire is actively being investigated by U.S.... Continue Reading
Laramie News

Public Asked To Report Suspicious Activity Surrounding Recent Fire Starts

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) July 29, 2016 – Disturbing trends in recent wildfire starts have led local U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement officials to request public vigilance regarding suspicious activity on public lands in southeast Wyoming and northern Colorado. From July 15-26, five suspicious fires were started on the Medicine Bow-Routt and Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests.... Continue Reading

Structures Lost To Beaver Creek Fire

Walden, Colo. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced today that one cabin and eight outbuildings in the Parson’s Draw development were burned on Wednesday, July 27 in the Beaver Creek Fire. On the afternoon of July 27, high temperatures, low humidity, and gusty winds pushed the fire towards Parson’s Draw.... Continue Reading