A wildfire is burning above Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County.
USFS crews, engines, aircraft supporting @ClearCreekSO on #RedElephantHill near Dumont (I-70). 3-acre fire burning on private land in very steep terrain. Firefighter & public safety is No. 1 priority. Public advised to keep drones on the ground to allow aircraft to do its work!
— Forest Service, ARP (@usfsarp) June 27, 2019
The 10-acre fire, near Dumont, is burning on private land in steep terrain, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Firefighters at the scene include forest service crews and engines. Aircraft is also being used as part of fire suppression efforts.
— Forest Service, ARP (@usfsarp) June 28, 2019
The Red Elephant Hill fire is burning on the north side of the highway. There were no reports Thursday of injuries or structures threatened.