UPDATED: North Routt firefighters respond to blaze in Hahns Peak area | SteamboatToday.com

UPDATED: North Routt firefighters respond to blaze in Hahns Peak area

Crews spent more than 6 hours and 10,000 gallons of water to put out a structure fire in North Routt County on Monday in the area of Hahns Peak. No one was in the structure when the fire started, and the structure is considered a total loss.
North Routt Fire Protection District/Courtesy photo

North Routt Fire Protection District crews responded to a structure fire in the Hahns Peak area Monday afternoon.

According to scanner traffic, a two-story, log structure southwest of the intersection of Forest Service Roads 490 and 410 was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on scene at around 1:15 p.m. Monday.

The structure, which was destroyed in the blaze, was located on Zsuzsiyama Lane between Colorado Highway 129 and Hahns Peak.

A helicopter crew flew over the blaze and did not see any spot fires in the area. Fire fighters on the ground contained the fire at around 3 p.m.

The fire was called into dispatch by hikers on Hahns Peak who could see the smoke from their vantage point on top of the mountain.

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