Shawnee Peak Fire near Bailey 60% contained

  • Source: KUSA-TV NBC 9 Denver
  • Published: 09/02/2019 09:40 AM

VIDEO: A wildfire that's been burning for a week near Shawnee Peak between Kenosha Pass and Bailey is 60% contained, according to an update from the U.S. Forest Service. The Shawnee Peak Fire is located about 5-6 miles southwest of Bailey and is currently burning in a remote area of the Lost Creek Wilderness. As of Sept. 2, the fire burned an estimated 70 acres. It's burning in a very steep and rugged area with limited access for firefighters. The Park County Fairplay dispatch center asks people to call their non-emergency line if anyone needs to report a missing party in the fire area.


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