September 19, 2017

Dillon Wildfire Updates

To get the most recent updates, go to @lakedillonfire on Twitter or search #Tenderfoot2 on Twitter.  The major news channels are using that # for updates. The wind has kicked up but not as high as was predicted and the firefighters are using a slurry bomber and helicopter with water buckets to slow it down.  Last estimate of the fire’s size was 21 acres.  The Dillon Wildfire is located above the Oro Grande Trail (aka the Dump Road) between the Oro Grande Subdivision and the Corinthian Hills Subdivision on Tenderfoot Mountain.  The wind is pushing it uphill. No evacuations at this time.  Find more at

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Slurry Bomber drops a load on the Tenderfoot2 fire near Dillon, CO on Sept. 19. Photo from Old Dillon Reservoir.