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Wildfire burning near Twin Lakes doubles in size to 413 acres Wednesday (Steamboat Pilot) 

Evacuations are underway after a wildfire sparked near Twin Lakes south of Leadville on Tuesday afternoon, June 11, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Around 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Lake County government said on Facebook that local firefighters were on scene at the wildfire near the Interlaken Resort in the Twin Lakes area. The U.S. Forest Service reported that the wildfire was 165 acres in size, and a helicopter was summoned to assist with firefighting efforts. The Sheriff’s Office called for the Interlaken area and County Road 25 to be evacuated, as well as for pre-evacuation efforts to take place on Lost Canyon Road. Read more ... 

A lake with smoke from a probable wildfire, mountains with snow, trees in the foreground, and a cloudy blue sky.