EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters in Evergreen responded to an unattended campfire on Saturday. They say someone called 911 to report it.
Fire officials shared images of charred ground with smoke still rising. Fortunately, the fire did not grow significantly.READ MORE: Testing For COVID Ramping Up Again In Colorado
Officials say the fire was found on U.S. Forest Service land. Officials didn’t find who was responsible.
With a Red Flag Warning for high fire danger in effect today and fuels (trees/grass) at record dry levels, now is NOT the time to ignore fire bans! Who knows what this could have become? Thank you to those who hiked in to put out the fire. #COwx https://t.co/bqM6G0aM1EREAD MORE: Vaccination Rate Keeps Colorado Hospitals Out of Jeopardy
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) October 24, 2020
Parks in Evergreen are closed because of the extreme fire danger. There is also a fire ban in the area.MORE NEWS: Gov. Jared Polis To Request Federal Disaster Declaration For I-70 Mudslide Damage Through Glenwood Canyon