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.
MEEKER I Recent snow in the Flat Tops Wilderness has cooled much of the Lost Solar Fire, enabling the White River National Forest to lift the safety closure that has been in effect since mid-September.
A new fire ignited near County Road 5 and Sprague Gulch in the Piceance Basin the afternoon of Monday, July 9. Per the RBC Sheriff’s Office, the fire is on BLM land at this time. […]