Residents of Lookout Mountain Road in the fire area east of Glenwood Springs had been allowed back into their homes Friday morning.
The Citadel Fire — located in Moffat County — started Sunday morning. It has burned roughly 2,000 acres of land. The East Tschuddi fire started Saturday and has burned about 630 acres in Rio Blanco County.
After spending a year deployed in Iraq in the Army, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.
Steamboat briefs: Fire restrictions lifted on private lands in city limits, unincorporated Routt County
The Routt County Board of Commissioners and the city of Steamboat Springs have lifted fire restrictions on private lands in unincorporated Routt County and within Steamboat city limits.
Even with recent monsoon rains, drought conditions persist and caution is urged.
With the arrival of monsoonal rains, the Routt County Board of Commissioners will consider Tuesday rescinding Stage 1 fire restrictions.
It had been more than a month since Routt County had seen any moisture, but the hillsides were surprisingly green as Oak Creek Fire Chief Chuck Wisecup drove his truck through the remote subdivisions in Stagecoach.
Colorado’s 4.3 million acres of beetle-decimated forests represent a catastrophe in the making during another devastating wildfire season.
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The fear of a devastating wildfire remains real in the southeastern Routt County community that was developed around a now defunct ski resort.
Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy Juan Berber spotted the smoke coming from the fire while patrolling farther to the north.
When an Arizona wildfire overwhelmed a Prescott, Ariz., hotshot crew, killing 19 members Sunday afternoon, it was one more indicator that the business of fighting wildfires is undergoing radical changes.
The new restrictions mostly will affect those who choose to camp outside of designated campgrounds, and won't spoil the plans of anyone in the city limits who want to set off legal fireworks that don't leave the ground.
Officials said the show will go on unless a wildfire pulls firefighters from the city or adverse fire weather is forecast for the holiday.
No measurable precipitation was recorded in Steamboat in June 1893, and the same was true in October 1933, according to records kept by the Western Regional Climate Center in Reno, Nev.