The Ptarmigan Fire is now fully contained

Silverthorne, Colorado (KDVR) – The 86-acre Ptarmigan fire near Silverthorne is now fully contained.

Trails to the burned area have reopened, but forest officials are warning the public that there is an added risk of falling trees and rocks due to burn damage.

“We appreciate the close coordination between the many agencies and organizations involved in the Ptarmigan Fire response, in particular the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Summit Fire and EMS,” said Dillon County Deputy Ranger Chris Stewart. “We also appreciate the community’s support and patience.”

Firefighters will continue to patrol and monitor the burned area for the next several weeks.

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