[BREAKING] Wildfire Sparks in Summit County

Here’s a look at the Buffalo Mountain Fire from Dillon, Colorado. Photo Credit: Amanda Rush Photography. Received at 12:45 PM, 6/12/18.

A wildfire has been reported on Buffalo Mountain, which is located in Summit County, north of Frisco and west of Silverthorne. Buffalo Mountain is part of the Gore Range.

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The size of the fire is currently not known, but evacuations are said to be in progress at Wildernest and Mesa Cortina. According to the Summit County Fire & E.M.S. Facebook page, current estimates (12:00PM MT) put the size of the fire at 30 acres.

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Summit County Fire & E.M.S. have called for both firefighters and aircraft assistance to help control the burn as quickly as possible.

Below you’ll see a tweet that includes an image of the fire. Jayson Luber, the publisher of the tweet, states that winds are strong and that he expects the fire to push toward I-70.

Here’s a map that shows where Buffalo Mountain is:

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