DENVER (KDVR) — Four major wildfires are burning in Colorado. Firefighters are dealing with extremely challenging conditions, including hot temperatures, gusty winds and very low humidity.
Below is the latest basic information about each of the four wildfires. Click on the name of the wildfire to visit the most recent article about it.
Location: Glenwood Canyon, along Interstate 70
Number of personnel assigned: 10
Closures: Coﬀee Pot and Transfer Trail roads remain closed.
Location: North of Grand Junction in Mesa and Garfield counties
Number of personnel assigned: 20
Evacuations: All lifted as of Sept. 1.
There are currently no pre-evacuations or evacuations in Mesa County.
Closures: Generally described as BLM-managed lands north of Loma, Fruita, Grand Junction and Palisade, starting at the base of the Bookcliffs, including the campground in the North Fruita Desert SRMA; west and north of De Beque on South Shale Ridge to County Road 204 and 209, from this point, west to County Road 256 to Douglas Pass on Hwy 139, south on Hwy 139 east to the base of the Bookcliffs. Mount Garfield hiking trail remains open to foot travel. The Cameo gate allowing access up Coal Canyon is open, V 2/10 Road is open to Corcoran Peak, and County Road 209 is open. County Road 256 east of Douglas Pass remains closed.
Location: Near Chambers Lake in Larimer County
Acreage: 124,026 Acres
Number of personnel assigned: 815
Evacuations: Glacier View filings, Red Feather Highlands subdivision and the Lady Moon area.
To see the latest map of mandatory and voluntary evacuations, visit NoCoAlert’s website.
Location: Grand County
Number of personnel assigned: 67
Evacuations: Keyser Creek, Crooked Creek and St. Louis Creek area.