Kruger Rock Fire (Wildfire)


From Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Media Release “Kruger Rock Fire Update”, published Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:22 p.m. ( On November 16, 2021, at about 6:50 a.m., a small wildfire was reported near Little Valley Road and Fish Creek Road southeast of Estes Park.  Multiple resources responded and found the fire burning in very steep terrain.  Gusting winds and low relative humidity caused the fire to spread quickly and threatened several structures in the area.  Multiple voluntary and mandatory evacuations were ordered during the day and notifications were sent to 1,644 contacts (not individuals or homes).  No structure damage has been reported.An investigation into the cause of the fire has revealed high winds blew a tree onto a nearby powerline causing it to arc and start the fire.For the latest evacation information

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