Summit Cove Loop Project Updates

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Jul 05

[ARCHIVED] Peak 2 Fire Update

The original item was published from July 5, 2017 4:54 PM to July 24, 2017 1:47 PM

The first call about the fire came into Summit County 911 Center at 11:11 a.m. Fire is currently estimated at 80 acres.

All of Peak 7 (approximately 463 residences) is under evacuation. All of Breckenridge, Gold Hill and Silver Shekel have been asked to prepare for evacuation. No structures have been destroyed. Highway 9 is open.

Fire danger in Summit County is currently: Very High.

Local fire crews are patrolling Peak 7.

Summit County Board of County Commissioners has issued a ban on open fires.

Firefighters from Leadville, Vail and Park County are assisting. Grand County firefighters are on the way. Four more hotshot crews and a 21-person ground crew have been ordered. A federal incident management team is coming in to manage the fire.