Wildfire breaks out on Buffalo Mountain in Summit County, evacuations in progress | SteamboatToday.com

Wildfire breaks out on Buffalo Mountain in Summit County, evacuations in progress

A wildfire broke out today at Buffalo Mountain in Summit County.

SILVERTHORNE — Summit Fire & E.M.S. and the U.S. Forest Service have reported a wildfire on Buffalo Mountain, west of Silverthorne and north of Frisco.

Evacuations of Wildernest and Mesa Cortina are in progress, and full a wildfire response is occurring. Summit Fire has requested both hand crews and aircraft to assist with the blaze.

This story will be updated.