Royal Gorge Fire 100 Percent Contained. Smoke Will Still be Visible.
Incident: Royal Gorge Fire Wildfire
The Royal Gorge Fire is 100 percent contained as of 6 p.m. Sunday evening. Smoke may continue to be visible in the fire area due to isolated pockets of unburned fuel inside the containment lines. Fire crews will remain on scene monitoring these areas throughout the day.
County Road 3A remains closed in both directions while fire crews continue to secure the area.
The Arkansas River remains closed from Parkdale through Canon City. Boaters are welcome to float the River from Salida to the Parkdale Recreation site take out.