Wildfire sparks west of Silverton in San Juan Nationwide Forest


One other wildfire sparked Monday afternoon within the Colorado mountains west of Silverton.
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New preliminary assault hearth within the Durango zone, the "Ice" hearth was reported at 1:32 pm. RMA sending AA, helicopters and SEATs have been ordered. Approx. location is west of Silverton by Ice Lake. L/L: 37 48.660/-107 46.800 NFI
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The Ice hearth was reported at about 1:30 p.m. Monday and plane are combating the fireplace, in response to the U.S. Forest Service. Floor crews are on the best way.
The hearth is west of Silverton close to Ice Lake, in response to the Rocky Mountain Space Coordination Heart.
Ice Lake is within the San Juan Nationwide Forest and there’s a path resulting in the lake, which sits at about timberline, 11,500-feet elevation. Hikers and backcountry customers are requested to keep away from the realm. Smoke could also be seen to surrounding space.


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