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Williams Fork Fire

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Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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News Releases — Williams Fork Fire

Pre-Evacuation Notice Lifted as Wetting Rain Dampens Williams Fork Fire Released: 8/29/2020
Yesterday Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin lifted the pre-evacuation notice for Aspen Canyon, Morgan Gulch, and Henderson areas, referred to as “Area 2” on the evacuation pre-planning...
Congressional Members Meet with Officials from Williams Fork Fire Released: 8/28/2020
Fire and agency officials met Thursday with Congressional members from Colorado and their staff to share an overview and hold discussions regarding the Williams Fork Fire. Each Congressional member...
Progress Continues on the Williams Fork Fire Released: 8/27/2020
Moderate weather conditions continued on Wednesday, allowing firefighters to make progress towards adding containment and implementing fire control measures.  While no measurable amount of...
Additional Containment Anticipated on Williams Fork Fire Released: 8/26/2020
Additional containment is expected over the next few days as fire crews successfully completed burning operations east of County Road 30.  These operations were accomplished both by ground and...
Firefighters Work to Provide Additional Containment on the Williams Fork F Released: 8/25/2020
 On Monday, fire crews continued efforts to establish containment along the Williams Fork River by burning remaining pockets of fuel between County Road 30 and the fire perimeter. A helicopter...
Williams Fork Fire Remains a Concern Released: 8/23/2020
Despite increasing temperatures, the Williams Fork Fire experienced minor growth on Saturday, as other weather conditions allowed for only moderate fire activity.  Upslope runs and group torching of...
Daily Facebook Live - Williams Fork Fire Released: 8/22/2020
 An operational fire update will be hosted on the @WilliamsForkFire Facebook page, live tonight at 5 p.m. Viewers can submit questions in real-time and the team, along with local public safety...
Second Day of Favorable Weather Aids Crews in Fire Suppression Efforts Released: 8/22/2020
Weather conditions on Friday allowed for only minor growth of the Williams Fork Fire.  The favorable weather allowed fire crews to make additional progress in creating containment lines on the west...
Weather supports Containment Line Work Released: 8/21/2020
Moderate weather conditions allowed fire managers to focus on containment lines on the west and southeast areas of the fire yesterday. Preparation of structures that are threatened by the fire in...
Thunderstorms and Unfavorable Weather Contributes to Growth of Williams For Released: 8/20/2020
Driven by strong winds, low relative humidity and dead timber, the Williams Fork Fire grew 2,731 acres yesterday, spreading to the south and southeast. The wildfire remains three percent contained...