Smoke rises from a controlled burn on Emerald Mountain on Tuesday afternoon. The city of Steamboat Springs was burning slash piles of beetle-killed wood. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters will continue to monitor the burn Wednesday.
Controlled burn being conducted on Emerald Mountain
Steamboat Springs The city of Steamboat Springs was burning slash piles of beetle-killed wood Tuesday on Emerald Mountain. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue Chief Mel Stewart said firefighters were on-site Tuesday monitoring the burn and will return Wednesday.