The Beaver Creek Fire is located approximately 24 miles Northwest of Walden, Colorado. It was originally detected on June 19th. The fire is burning in heavy beetle killed timber. The infested trees are subject to blowing over which is making the forest unsafe for firefighters. The incident management team is allowing the natural process occur with this fire and focusing resources of the values at risk. This strategy provides firefighter safety and the protection of life and property.
13,343 ACRES on Routt National Forest
1,720 ACRES on Jackson County
53 ACRES Carbon County
392 ACRES on Medicine Bow National Forest