Buffalo Mountain Fire forces evacuations near Silverthorne

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"Given the fire behavior that we've been seeing and the amount of fire on the landscape and the amount of structures in the area, that's a really good thing", Knight said. Burning branches and large embers carried by fire-generated winds have blown up to a mile away and landed on roofs. A pre-evacuation notice is in effect for the community of Foxborough.

Escorted traffic will be able to travel on Highway 550 from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14. On Tuesday, San Juan County lifted evacuation orders for 184 homes.

Almost 1,400 homes have been evacuated in Summit County, Colorado, and over 1,000 other homes could be in danger as the Buffalo Mountain wildfire burns nearby, according to Summit Fire & EMS.

Rick Carrigan lost his home and everything in it.

The so-called 416 Fire has forced the evacuation of about 2,150 homes since the blaze started on June 1.

The fire burning 10 miles north of Durango had consumed 42 square miles as of Thursday morning and was 15 percent contained. Fire spokesman Brian Eady told the Associated Press that the increase noted over the weekend was the result of both the fire's natural growth and intentional blazes sparked by firefighters in an effort to control its movement.

Extreme fire danger in the southwest has prompted federal land managers to take the unusual step of indefinitely closing public access to an area of national forests larger than CT.

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"The fire dangers are only increasing in critically dry conditions". The fire only burned about 100 acres (40.5 hectares) but came dangerously close to two densely populated housing developments.

There also is an exception in the Sandia district for Foothills Trail No. 365, the Sandia Peak Tram and the Sandia Ranger District Administrative site, which includes the Tijeras Pueblo, trail, programs and facilities, forest officials said in a news release.

A total of at least seven major wildfires were raging in parts Colorado on Tuesday, marking the biggest concentration of roughly 30 blazes burning across nine Western states as the 2018 summer wildfire season heated up across the region. The date is not a set-in-stone time for when the fire will be completely contained.

No buildings have been destroyed so far, but flames had crept to within a few hundred yards of homes, with multiple aircraft dropping water and flame retardant, according to Inciweb, an interagency fire report.

The fire's cause is under investigation. In the meantime, Voos said several agencies are doing their best to fight the fire and minimize damage.

On Tuesday, InciWeb, a federal database of USA fires, showed the wildfire was 92% contained, and said Cimarron Canyon State Park will be closed through July 4.

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