The Colorado Department of Transportation is set to re-open US Highway 160 through Wolf Creek Pass Saturday morning at 6 AM. The route’s been closed for over a week due to the West Fork Complex, a series of fires burning in the region. The decision comes after multiple agencies determined the reopening could happen, barring […]

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Three fires are a part of the West Fork Fire Complex: the West Fork Fire, the Papoose Fire, and the Windy Pass Fire. The complex has grown to 75,150 acres with no containment and is burning in steep, rugged terrain with large amounts of beetle-killed spruce. Highway 160 remains closed, and multiple evacuations remain in effect.

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