Fire above North Elk Creek

RBC | Tuesday afternoon crews responded to a small fire above North Elk Creek near Smizer Gulch.

  • Jurisdiction has not been fully determined. It is very near private property and the Forest boundary.
  • It is estimated at three acres.
  • Crews will be working on the ground in the area.
  • Helicopters were used yesterday. There may be helicopter activity over the next few days.
  • Fire activity this morning was minimal; cool weather and high humidity last night helped.
  • Cause has not been determined.

Hunters and visitors in the 7 Lakes/north Buford/New Castle area are advised that they may encounter increased traffic.