While some States are see a reduced number of wildfires due to either rain or through containment during favorable weather condition, Colorado has seen their fair share of wildfires.
Here is a current list of wildfires burning in Colorado.
ARAPAHO AND ROOSEVELT NATIONAL FORESTS
CAMERON PEAK FIRE | 15 miles SW of Redfeather Lakes | USFS
Active fire behavior with short crown runs, wind-driven runs and flanking. 205,005 acres of timber. 51% contained.
Several communities threatened. Evacuations. Closures in effect. 250 structures lost. $93.8 Million cost-to-date.
1,591 total personnel. 36 crews, 108 engines, 15 helicopters.
LEFTHAND CANYON FIRE | 1 mile E of Ward | USFS
Pawnee National Grassland. Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping and smoldering. 460 acres of timber. 43% contained.
Homes threatened. Closures in effect. $400,000 cost-to-date.
115 total personnel. 3 crews, 12 crews.
WILLIAMS FORK FIRE | 15 miles SW of Fraser | USFS
Pawnee national Grassland. Minimal fire behavior with single tree torching, short-range spotting and creeping.
14,670 acres of timber and short grass. 26% contained.
Several communities and infrastructure threatened. Closures in effect. $24 Million cost-to-date.
190 total personnel. 1 crew, 4 crews and 3 helicopters.
CALWOOD FIRE | 10 miles NW of Boulder | Boulder County lands
RM Team Black Team, IMT 2 also managing the LEFTHAND FIRE.
Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping and isolated torching. 9,854 acres of timber, brush and short grass. 21% contained.
Several communities threatened. Closures in effect. 28 structures lost. $1.4 Million cost-to-date.
411 total personnel. 10 crews, 28 engines and 8 helicopters.
MEDICINE BOW-ROUTT NATIONAL FOREST
EAST TROUBLESOME FIRE | 16 miles NE of Kremmling | USFS
Thunder Basin Grassland. Active fire behavior with group torching and long-range spotting. Transfer of command from NR Team6, IMT2 to PNW Team 3, IMT1.
19,086 acres of timber and grass. 10% contained. $5.1 Million cost-to-date.
295 total personnel. 10 crews, 23 engines and 4 helicopters.
MIDDLE FORK FIRE | 10 miles N of Steamboat Springs | USFS
Thunder Basin Grassland. Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping and isolated torching.
20,194 acres of timber. 1% contained. Structures and infrastructure threatened. Closures in effect. $6.4 Million cost-to-date.
114 total personnel. 3 engines and 3 helicopters.
SAN JUAN NATIONAL FOREST
ICE FIRE | 5 miles W of Silverton | USFS
Moderate fire behavior with single tree torching, spotting and backing. Structures and infrastructure threatened. Closures in effort.
583 acres of timber and short grass. 25% contained. $400,000 cost-to-date.
100 total personnel. 2 crews, 6 engines and 5 helicopters.
(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 10/21/2020 2030 PT