Beaver Creek Fire : August 18

6:30pm MDT August 18, 2013
Total Fire Personnel online = 1,150
Size of Beaver Creek Fire Burn = 100,921 acres
Percent Contained = Only 9%
The fire continues to burn unabated, but the frontlines have moved beyond that which is visible from Highway 75. National Guard Units have joined with local law enforcement to insure that all evacuation areas protected. Smoldering trees create a heartfelt anguish from everyone in the valley. And everywhere, signs applauding the efforts of firefighters – nothing less than miraculous – line the roads.

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