Wildfire burning west of Silverton grows to 320 acres

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Wildfire burning west of Silverton grows to 320 acres

About 20 hikers trapped and evacuated above fire
An air tanker leaves the Ice Fire west of Silverton on Monday to get another load of slurry. The blaze had burned 320 acres as of Monday evening.
Smoke from a wildfire west of Silverton can be seen near Durango.
Firefighters responded Monday to a wildfire in the Ice Lakes area west of Silverton. This photo was taken about 2:55 p.m.
The popular Ice Lakes trail west of Silverton has become a worldwide destination for many travelers during the past few years, thanks in part to social media posts that show its turquoise-color pools of water.
The U.S. Forest Service has requested more aerial support to fight a fire about 7 miles west of Silverton near the Ice Lakes trailhead.
A wildfire west of Silverton, near the popular Ice Lakes trailhead.
Plumes of smoke fill the skies above Silverton. This photo was taken about 4:30 p.m. Monday.
The view of the Ice Fire from Wilson Mesa near Telluride about 3:20 p.m. Monday.

Wildfire burning west of Silverton grows to 320 acres

An air tanker leaves the Ice Fire west of Silverton on Monday to get another load of slurry. The blaze had burned 320 acres as of Monday evening.
Smoke from a wildfire west of Silverton can be seen near Durango.
Firefighters responded Monday to a wildfire in the Ice Lakes area west of Silverton. This photo was taken about 2:55 p.m.
The popular Ice Lakes trail west of Silverton has become a worldwide destination for many travelers during the past few years, thanks in part to social media posts that show its turquoise-color pools of water.
The U.S. Forest Service has requested more aerial support to fight a fire about 7 miles west of Silverton near the Ice Lakes trailhead.
A wildfire west of Silverton, near the popular Ice Lakes trailhead.
Plumes of smoke fill the skies above Silverton. This photo was taken about 4:30 p.m. Monday.
The view of the Ice Fire from Wilson Mesa near Telluride about 3:20 p.m. Monday.
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