Albany County News

Ryan Fire Now 30 Percent Contained

Current Situation: The wetting rain early Monday morning, along with moderate temperatures and higher humidity all kept the fire from growing in size. During the day, crews were able to work the eastern flank of the fire in the grass/sage fuel type; achieving 30 percent containment.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Ryan Fire Grows to 19,328 Acres

Current Situation: The fire continued to spread overnight Saturday, and with little humidity recovery the fire remained active with crowning in the trees by 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters engaged the fire on the northeast side where it transitioned into the grass/sage fuel type as the team had planned.... Continue Reading

Ryan Fire Growth Slows, Now At 2,500 Acres

Overcast skies and cooler temperatures helped slow the growth of the Ryan Fire on Monday. The fire has now burned 2,500 total acres on the Routt National Forest in Colorado and the Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming. Efforts of fire personnel on Monday focused on hunter evacuations within the area closure, securing roadways into the area closure, and scouting for locations where the fire could successfully be engaged.... Continue Reading