ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Morgan Creek Fire burning in Routt County is now about 7% contained. It started on July 9 and had been burning out of control.
On Sunday, crews will work on the northern edge of the fire. They say smoke and possible flames will be visible from County Road 64.READ MORE: 'She Did Not Have To Die That Day': Children Of Assisted Living Resident Left In Heat For 6 Hours Want Justice
The fire, so far, has charred more than 5,600 acres north of Steamboat Springs.READ MORE: Denver Cops File For Injunction To Stop Mandatory Vaccines
Part of the Routt National Forest is closed as are Forest Service Road 400, known as the Seedhouse Road, as well as other Forest Service roads and trails in the closure area.MORE NEWS: SUV Hits, Kills Bear On South Kipling
A voluntary pre-evacuation notice issued by the sheriff’s office on July 9 remains in effect.