High winds are contributing to a fast-growing wildfire in near Elk Springs west of Maybell. Hwy. 40 is closed and mandatory evacuations are in place for Deerlodge Park. A Type 3 fire team has been called in to fight the blaze, which is burning on BLM and private land.
MEEKER | According to a BLM news release, firefighters from the Northwest Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit are closely monitoring the 5-acre Hunt Fire about 26 miles southwest of Meeker in Rio Blanco County. The […]
Photo: Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Department The Fawn Fire was started by lightning and is currently burning on BLM and private lands near County Road 29, about 30 miles southwest of Meeker […]