Bair Ranch, Sweetwater and Coffee Pot Springs ordered to evacuate; fire at 14,663 acres

UPDATE: 8.14.20, 7:04 a.m. – The Grizzly Creek Fire is up to 14,663 acres. Operations staff flew the fire late yesterday afternoon to access the northern area of the fire where the fire was the most active. The terrain and fuels in the northeast portion of the fire made access difficult for firefighters north of Interstate 70. The fire pushed East and went into Bair Ranch where evacuations were made.

8.13.20, 8:23 p.m. – Garfield County Sheriff’s Office: Bair Ranch, Sweetwater and Coffee Pot Springs have been ordered to evacuate, due to danger presented by the Grizzly Creek Fire. Dotsero is on pre-evacuation notice; no orders for Gypsum at this time. Currently the evacuation site is the Gypsum Recreation Center.

Evacuation map

Bair Ranch, Sweetwater and Coffee Pot Springs ordered to evacuate; fire at 14,663 acres