Cabin Lake and Cache Creek Fire Updates

Glenwood Springs—The Cabin Lake Fire is still active but crews are getting the upper hand with 70 percent containment.  The nearly two-week old fire has burned 1,160 acres.  Rio Blanco County Road 17, the Buford/New Castle Road is open to through traffic only with no stopping allowed.   

The Cache Creek Fire southwest of Rifle grew slightly to 16-hundred acres as it burns in heavy dead and downed fuels on forest service land.  The fire is 56 percent contained.