MEEKER I The Middle Elk Fire on the Blanco Ranger District is located some 30 miles north of New Castle, Colo., to the west of the Buford New Castle Road at Hiner Springs. For safety reasons the area of the fire remains closed at this time. Hunters need to be made aware that this closure does not apply to other portions of Game Management Unit 23. You can find a map of the closure area on www.inciweb.org under the “Middle Elk Fire” closure notice and http://wildlife.state.co.us /Hunting/Pages/Hunting.aspx on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
RBC I Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit has announced that many Bureau of Land Management lands in Northwest Colorado have already entered into fire restrictions to lessen the chance of human-caused wildfires. Related
RBC I Fires continue to spring up around Rio Blanco County with fires in and near Dinosaur National Park and others in the Piceance Basin as of Wednesday. Related
RBC I The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit would like to thank people who have reported wildland fires, and offer tips to others who spot a wildland fire. Related