Routt National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2468 Jackson Street
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Sarvis Fire was reported on October 1, 2019. The fire is located 3 miles west of Sarvis Creek trailhead off Forest Service Road 100 in a steep remote area of the Sarvis Creek Wilderness on the Yampa Ranger District, Routt National Forest. The fire is currently 8 acres and 0% contained. The fire is burning in dead and down trees in the beetle killed lodge pole pine forest. Fire resources are on scene and are engaging when weather conditions allow them to do so safely.
Closures: The Medicine Bow – Routt National Forest on the Yampa Ranger District issued an emergency order closing part of the Sarvis Creek Trail (#1105) from the intersection of Forest Service Road 100, west along the Sarvis Creek Trail (#1105) six miles. The closure will go into effect on October 4, 2019 and remain in effect until rescinded. The closure is for public health and safety. Please go to the closure section to view the entire Emergency Order and Closure map.
Hunters and anyone recreating should use caution when using areas outside the closure area, due to changing weather conditions. Sarvis Creek Trail Closure is located in Colorado Parks & Wildlife Hunting Unit 15.
Sarvis Fire information will be updated when there are significant changes to report.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday October 01st, 2019 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||Sarvis Creek Wilderness, Routt National Forest|
|Incident Commander||USDA Forest Service|
|Coordinates||40.255 latitude, -106.669 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Standing dead and down beetle kill lodgepole pine with fir component