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Sarvis Fire

Unit Information

Routt National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2468 Jackson Street
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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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 The closure will go into effect on October 4, 2019 and remain in effect until rescinded.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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday October 01st, 2019 approx. 02:00 PM
LocationSarvis Creek Wilderness, Routt National Forest
Incident CommanderUSDA Forest Service
Coordinates40.255 latitude, -106.669 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel4
Size8 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Standing dead and down beetle kill lodgepole pine with fir component