New Command At Lake Christine

The Upper Colorado River Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Lake Christine Fire on Monday. The incident command post is now located at Basalt Fire Station 42 on JW Drive in El Jebel. The safety of the public and firefighters remains the top...

Basalt Blaze Extinquished

Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District (B&RFPD) was dispatchedto a reported structure fire at 350 Tree Farm Drive after multiple 911 calls. Basalt Fire Department were on the scene within five minutes.Firefighting efforts were aggressive and crews were able...

Fire Suspects Turn Themselves In

On Sunday, July 15, 2018, shortly after midnight the two suspects in the Lake Christine Fire turned themselves over to Deputies with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.   Allison Marcus, age 22 and Richard Miller, age 23 both from El Jebel, Colo. were booked into the...

Lake Christine Fire At 30% Contained

Gaining control of the fireFirefighters made some major advancements over the weekend in controlling the Lake Christine Fire. They reported that it had reached 30 percent containment.The blaze had grown a little over last 48 hours to consume nearly 6000 acres though...

500 Homes Evacuated, Fire at 0% Contained

The Lake Christine Fire has expanded to over 2300 acres and caused the evacuation of over 500 homes and 1800 individuals. The cause of the blaze appears to be the use of Tracer rounds at the Lake Christine Shooting range. Two individuals have been identified and...

4th of July Activities Abound

Glenwood Springs 4th of JulyWednesday, July 4th, 2018Location: Two Rivers Park  Time: 5:00PM – 9:30PM GLENWOOD SPRINGS Event Description This free family friendly event kicks off at 5PM in Two Rivers Park with kids activities, food/beverage vendors, live...