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Jun 12

Buffalo Mountain Fire Update - 1:45 p.m., Tuesday

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 1:46 PM by Julie Sutor

The Buffalo Mountain Fire is now 91 acres in size.

Do NOT fly drones over the fire.

Responding agencies include: Summit Fire & EMS, Summit County Sheriff's Office, Silverthorne PD, Dillon PD, White River National Forest, Frisco PD, Red White and Blue Fire, Breckenridge PD, Summit County Ambulance Service, Summit County Animal Control, Summit County Office of Emergency Management.

The following trails have been closed:
- North Tenmile
- Meadow Creek
- Salt Lick
- Buffalo Mountain
- Lilly Pad Lake
- Mesa Cortina
- Willow Brook
- Gore Trail at Red Buffalo Pass


Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect, per resolution by the Summit County Board of County Commissioners, Tuesday, June 12. The resolution was scheduled on the board's Tuesday regular meeting agenda prior to the report of the fire.