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Computer modeling aids firefighters

Fire officials do not anticipate the Silver Creek fire to grow nearly as large as the Beaver Creek fire burning on the other side of the Continental Divide.

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Wildfire prompts small closure

A wildfire reported Saturday has prompted a small closure in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness.

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Fire grows to 25 acres

Despite cool, overcast weather, the Silver Creek Fire grew to 25 acres Tuesday and continued to eat though dead, beetle-killed lodgepole pine trees.

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Firefighters prepare for possible spread of new wildfire in Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area

The U.S. Forest Service has called in six fire engines and a reconnaissance helicopter to try to prevent a lightning-caused wildfire burning in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area from heading west toward ranches and homes southeast of Stagecoach.

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1-acre fire burning in Sarvis Creek Wilderness

A small fire was reported Saturday in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness.

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Beaver Creek Fire heats up again

Firefighters reported on Sunday that the Beaver Creek Fire was the most active it has been in nearly a week.

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Family thankful for community support after losing home to fire

“We’re still pretty much in shock, but I don’t think there’s probably any other place in the world that is as tight as this community,” Gardner Flanigan said Monday.

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Sunday morning fire destroys Fish Creek Falls Road home

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters worked overnight to knock down a blaze that destroyed a home in the 1800 block of Fish Creek Falls Road early Sunday morning.

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Residents' wildfire vigilance high

A fire manager says the 34,000-acre Beaver Creek wildfire burning on the other side of the Continental Divide in Jackson County has made residents here vigilant when it comes to preventing a similar fire.

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Late July weather good for berries, tough on firefighters

Dry storm made fire fighting tougher

Nearly two-thirds of Steamboat Springs moisture in July fell in the first five days of the month.

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Beaver Creek fire victories outweigh destruction

Tornado-like formations of churning smoke signaled that Friday afternoon was going to be another active day on the Beaver Creek fire across the Continental Divide about 50 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs.

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Criteria not met for fire restrictions in Routt County

Hot and dry conditions are prompting regional fire officials to carefully evaluate whether to enact fire restrictions.

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Fire season keeps Moffat County firefighters busy this week

After a busy Wednesday, the action continued for firefighters in Moffat County on Thursday.

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Multiple fires ignite across Moffat County

Firefighters are currently battling three wildland fires in Moffat County.

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Bench Fire ignites in Dinosaur National Monument

Fire crews from Dinosaur National Monument and additional agencies are working to suppress the Bench Fire located north of Yampa Bench Road, about two miles west of Haystack Rock.