Controlled burn being conducted on Emerald Mountain | SteamboatToday.com

Controlled burn being conducted on Emerald Mountain

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.

— 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.

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