Ice Fire west of Silverton grows to 508 acres, 15% contained

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Ice Fire west of Silverton grows to 508 acres, 15% contained

‘We’re in a much better position tonight than we were 24 hours ago’
San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad is seen Tuesday with the Ice Fire burning in the background west of Silverton. The fire ignited Monday, and by late Tuesday had burned 508 acres.
An air tanker leaves the Ice Fire on Monday west of Silverton. The fire roared to life Monday near the popular Ice Lakes trailhead, trapping 23 hikers and three dogs, all rescued by helicopter. The blaze had scorched 508 acres as of Tuesday night.

Ice Fire west of Silverton grows to 508 acres, 15% contained

San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad is seen Tuesday with the Ice Fire burning in the background west of Silverton. The fire ignited Monday, and by late Tuesday had burned 508 acres.
An air tanker leaves the Ice Fire on Monday west of Silverton. The fire roared to life Monday near the popular Ice Lakes trailhead, trapping 23 hikers and three dogs, all rescued by helicopter. The blaze had scorched 508 acres as of Tuesday night.
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