The fire was reported Tuesday near the town of Silverthorne in Summit County, which is home to several ski resorts.
Meanwhile, additional firefighters were headed to Wyoming to work on a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted evacuations near the Colorado border.
Crews battled a fire near Silverthorne, known as the Buffalo Mountain Fire Tuesday afternoon.
Though the fire is expected to continue burning until then, it doesn't mean the Type I team will manage the fire the entirety of the time, or that people will be out of their homes for that long, spokeswoman Jamie Knight said.
About 1,900 homes have been evacuated since the fire began June 1, though 560 homes were declared safe late Wednesday, allowing some residents to return.
Some 2,150 dwellings remained under evacuation orders and residents of another 500 homes were advised they, too, might have to flee at a moment's notice, La Plata County officials said.
"We really just want to go home". Fire spokesman Brian Eady told the Associated Press that the increase noted over the weekend was the result of both the fire's natural growth and intentional blazes sparked by firefighters in an effort to control its movement.
The Badger Creek Fire grew rapidly Monday because of strong winds and dry conditions and had scorched about 3.6 square miles (9.3 square kilometers) of mostly beetle-killed forest.
The west side of the 416 Fire is burning at over 8,000 feet in terrain that is hard for ground resources. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said he plans to bring in more crews to replace outgoing firefighters.
San Juan National Forest Supervisor, Kara Chadwick, wants concerned citizens to know that instituting a forest closure is an extremely hard decision, and she is aware that the closure will affect a great many people, businesses, partner agencies, forest management activities, and the public.
Farther south, northeast of Albuquerque, extreme fire danger is also forcing parts of the Cibola National Forest to close to the public starting on Friday, New Mexico fire officials said. It is 15 percent contained. This year, almost 24,000 wildfires have burned more than 1.7 million acres across the country.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
At the center of those talks is Kevin Durant , coming off his second consecutive NBA Finals MVP award. Their ultimate goal was to get "clicking like Golden State" when it mattered most: the postseason.
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Romero's mouth was wide open as he moved around the cage, but when he did unleash his punches, it was with vicious intentions. Romero was patient as he picked his blows, throwing them all with power, of course, but struggling to land clean.
IHOP will remain family-focused, while Applebee's will still be a place to go with friends to get a beer and watch a game. The president of IHOP welcomed the country to the restaurant chain's newest venture on "Fox & Friends" Monday morning.
Regis hotel, where his close aide has been based as he leads a North Korean advance team arranging security and logistics details. But last month, Trump abruptly cancelled the Singapore summit, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang.
And a source told People that Bourdain had a taxing work schedule as he filmed " Parts Unknown " in the months before his death. Bourdain had also previously been open about his past struggles with drugs and spoke of being a recovering heroin addict.
Bethesda said that Starfield was next in the line and it sounded like The Elder Scrolls 6 may not be coming until after that. Bethesda's mobile card game is getting a complete art overhaul and some new platforms - including the Nintendo Switch .
On Wednesday, Michigan head coach John Beilein announced on Twitter that he will continue coaching the Wolverines next season. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press earlier this month Beilein interviewed with the Detroit .
Domino's announced it had already worked to fix roads in Burbank, Calif.; Bartonville, Texas; Milford, Del.; and Athens, Ga. At a restaurant in Johnson City, health inspectors discovered rodent droppings on 14 trays of pizza dough.
Mintaro Oba, a former US State Department diplomat specialising in the Koreas, said the summit was more about style and symbolism. The two leaders concluded their Tuesday meeting by signing an agreement that acknowledges progress in their talks .
Ghana's Sports Minister Isaac Asiama has stated that the association will be "dissolved with immediate effect", Ghana Web reports. "After a meeting of the Executive Committee this afternoon I chose to resign as President of the Ghana Football Association".
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Salah conceded that qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in 28 years is an achievement in itself for Egypt. Also, anger and sadness for not being able to continue playing the Champions League final. "Now I'm better, though".