A fire in Fremont County, dubbed the Hayden Pass Fire, has reached at least 5000 acres as of early Sunday evening, and officials have called in a Type 2 incident command team. The fire is burning near Highway 50 and County Road 6, also known as Hayden Creek Road.
Per the Fremont County Sheriff's Office as of Sunday 7/10/16 at 10:50 PM, those in the Coaldale area near County Road 6 and the Fox Creek subdivision are on a pre-evacuation status. Anyone on County Road 6 south of CR 45 is on a mandatory evacuation notice effective Monday morning at 7 AM. Large animals are being taken in at the Chaffee County Fair Grounds. Authorities say if anything changes overnight, they'll send out a reverse 911 call.