Colorado Fire Maps: List of Fires Near Me Right Now [July 11]

Spring Fire on July 11.

Fires continue to be a problem in Colorado on July 11, 2018. Here are where all the current fires are located, along with maps and evacuation updates.

General Map of Colorado Fires

The map below is an interactive map of some of the bigger fires in Colorado, provided by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control (CDFPC) and Google. Fires in red are active and fires in black are contained.

The map above lists numerous active fires. We will describe those fires in more detail in the next section.

List of Active Fires in Colorado as of July 11
416 Fire

This fire is no longer listed as active.

Burro Fire

This fire is no longer listed as active.

Fawn Fire

This fire is 1,400 acres and 75 percent contained. It’s burning in a rugged, remote section of the Piceance Basin, about 30 miles southwest of Meeker, according to Inciweb. The location is at 39.746 latitude, -108.406 longitude.

Lake Christine Fire

This fire is 6,180 acres and 43 percent contained (it was only 0 percent contained on Friday, so progress has been made on this fire.) Although the fire is still growing a bit, containment has also increased. Three homes were destroyed by the fire. The fire is located one mile north of Basalt, Colorado. Minimal growth is expected in the next 24 hours.

The fire was caused by human activity when two people shot trace ammunition at the gun range despite local fire bans, CBS Denver reported. The ammunition sparked the fire and arrest warrants were issued for the people involved.

You can view a map of the Lake Christine fire here. The map is not currently embeddable. Keep up with details via the Eagle County Sheriff Twitter account or Facebook. Or call 970-510-0705 with questions.

Unfortunately, the fire has left a lot of destruction in its wake.

Take a closer look at what evacuated residents in El Jebel returned home to after evacuations due to the #LakeChristineFire were lifted Sunday morning on today’s #frontpage. https://t.co/LU6oZT1cE0 pic.twitter.com/hvuAMarHtl

— Aspen Times (@TheAspenTimes) July 9, 2018

1,793 residents from 664 homes had to be evacuated. Of those, 782 have been allowed to return to their homes as of July 9.

Red Canyon 2 Fire

This fire is 26 acres and 60 percent contained. The cause is unknown. It’s located about 2.5 miles east of Wolcott, Colorado. It was originally reported on Sunday, July 8 near the Eagle Springs Golf Course on a ridge to the east of the Red Canyon subdivision on the White River National Forest lands.

Sprague Gulch Fire

This fire is 91 acres and 0 percent contained.

Skunk Fire

This fire is 650 acres with 0 percent containment. It was started by lightning and is located 30 miles north of Craig at 40.976 latitude, -107.529 longitude. According to Inciweb, firefighters have been successful at keeping the fire from moving south …read more

Source:: Heavy.com

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