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Multiple agencies converge on fire west of Steamboat

Scott Franz

An enormous plume of smoke is seen rising west of Steamboat Springs, generated by a wildfire between Hayden and Milner. Evacuations were underway on Routt County Road 52 as of 5 p.m.

Multiple agencies were being mobilized Monday afternoon in response to a new wildfire west of Steamboat Springs. Information was limited as of 5 p.m., but based on scanner traffic, authorities were carrying out house-to-house evacuations on Routt County Road 52 from its intersection with U.S. Highway 40 north to Routt County Road 52. Based on scanner traffic and preliminary reports, the fire was located northeast of Hayden and northwest of Milner.

The team at the Steamboat Today is following this fire. We will update this story as more information becomes available.