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Silver Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Yampa Ranger District
Phone: 970-638-4516
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

News Releases — Silver Creek Fire

Silver Creek Fire Update - September 28, 2018 Released: 9/28/2018
September 28, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. National Incident Management Organization Mike Quesinberry, Incident Commander Information Center: (307) 314-9408 Hours of Operation: 7 a.m....
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 27, 2018 Released: 9/27/2018
Summary September 27, 2018On Friday, September 28 at 0700, management of the fire will transition from the Rocky Mountain Blue Team to a National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) team. The...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 26, 2018 Released: 9/26/2018
Firefighters on the Silver Creek Fire continue to fortify and deepen their containment lines along the northern, eastern and southern flanks. In many areas, the focus of work has shifted to mop-up,...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 25, 2018 Released: 9/25/2018
Summary:The Silver Creek Fire is now 18,603 acres with 50% containment. Containment lines held despite yesterday’s steady 20 mph winds, and sporadic rain showers assisted firefighters mopping up...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 24, 2018 Released: 9/24/2018
The Silver Creek Fire is now 18,603 acres with 50% containment. The growth in acreage is due to the Saturday’s successful burn out operation. That success was tested by Sunday’s “Red Flag”...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 23,2018 Released: 9/23/2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018What's New? Heavy smoke columns were visible from Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas, as firefighters on the Silver Creek Fire executed a successful burnout operation...
Silver Creek Fire Update -September 22, 2018 Released: 9/22/2018
SUMMARY:Heavy smoke remains due to yesterday’s successful burnout operations and continued fire activity within the Sarvis Creek Wilderness, where interior pockets of timber continue to burn. ...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 21, 2018 Released: 9/21/2018
Summary: If weather and fuel conditions align, firefighters may conduct burnout operations today along the north and eastern sides of the fire. Firefighters will ignite on the ground using drip...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 20, 2018 Released: 9/20/2018
The Silver Creek Fire is at 13,238 acres burned and 35% containment as of today. Crews took advantage of yesterday’s cloudy conditions to improve dozer and grader firelines and hose lays in...
Silver Creek Fire Update - September 19, 2018 Released: 9/19/2018
Summary: The Silver Creek Fire is now 12,610 acres with 35% containment. A chance of showers causing erratic winds will influence fire activity with another round of breezy southwest...