Tag: Decker fire evacuations

Bear Creek evacuation orders cancelled

Effective at 10 a.m. Wed. October 16, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office has cancelled the evacuation order for Chaffee County residents living on CR 101, Bear Creek. Chaffee CR 101 will remain closed to all other traffic...

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Howard residents get Decker Fire pre-evacuation update

“The reality of this fire is that I can’t keep it in the forest. The fire has reached the space in the vegetation line where tall trees give way to pinon and juniper. On the one hand this gives the firefighters an advantage in getting the fire under control. On the other hand, it means that the fire will end up being fought in your back yards.”
Jim Pitts
Salida Ranger
San Isabel National Forest

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