Fire burning near Silverthorne sparks concerns

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

There are growing concerns over wildfire danger near Silverthorne.
Authorities are worried about a new wildfire – not because of its size, but because of its proximity to forests ravaged by pine beetles.

Firefighters are working to control the brush fire that broke out near Lake Dillon Monday.

No injuries have been reported and no structures are threatened.

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