Rio Grande National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1803 W. Highway 160
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Evacuation orders have been made in Chaffee and Fremont Counties. Please see the announcements below.
Attn. Residents of Bear Creek, Silver Heels Drive and the two residents on the private drive just west of Silver Heels Drive; this is an immediate evacuation notice. Bear Creek, Silver Heels drive and the two residences in the private driveway just west of Silver Heels Drive please evacuate immediately. All others are still under pre-evacuation notice but should be ready to leave at a moments notice
Due to increased fire activity the communities of Wellsville and Swissvale are now on EVACUATION status as of 1417hrs.