PARK COUNTY, Colo. — Evacuations have been lifted for a wildfire on U.S. Forest Service land in Park County.
According to the Forest Service, the Thorpe Fire, two miles southwest of Tarryall, was reported just after 1 p.m. Sunday. It was last measured at 159 acres Tuesday afternoon
Evacuations ordered for two subdivisions in the Weber Park area have been downgraded to pre-evacuation status.
Multiple Forest Service resources have been called in, including a bulldozer, a helicopter, three Large Air Tankers, and one Very Large Air Tanker.
The fire is 50% contained as of Tuesday afternoon.
The cause is unknown.
An evacuation information center has been set up at the Lake George Community Center at 39141 U.S. Highway 24.
Pre-Evacuation and Evacuation information can be found on the Park County website: https://parkco.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=Thorp-Fire-43.
- Forest Service Roads 227 and 231
- County Road 44
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