East Troublesome Fire

The East Troublesome Fire is located near Grimes Peak on the Arapaho National Forest. Official Fire Information


If you have evacuated or chose to evacuate early, please register using East Troublesome Fire Evacuee(s) Registration Form to assist with the re-entry process.


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Evacuation Information

10/21/20 7:31 PM

The Grand County Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area, all areas North of milepost 2 on Highway 34 to the National Park, due the growth and close proximity of the East Troublesome Fire. GO SOUTH ON HWY 34. Take an overnight bag with necessary items and leave. To repeat, the Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area. Do not call 9 1 1 unless you have an emergency. Leave gates unlocked / open to allow responders immediate access. Register at gcemergency.com to assist with the re-entry process. GO NOW


10/21/20 6:57 PM

The Grand County Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area, all areas west of Highway 34, due the growth and close proximity of the East Troublesome Fire. GO SOUTH ON HWY 34. Take an overnight bag with necessary items and leave. To repeat, the Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area. Do not call 9 1 1 unless you have an emergency. Leave gates unlocked / open to allow responders immediate access. Register at gcemergency.com to assist with the re-entry process. Evacuate now.


10/21/20 6:41 PM

Today is Oct 21, 2020. The East Troublesome Fire has grown in size. The Grand County Sheriff has issued a pre-evacuation order so you can prepare in the event that you receive a mandatory evacuation order. Please have all necessary items ready to go, such as a change of clothes, extra pair of shoes, prescription meds, identification, wallets, cash, water and snacks. Don’t forget your pets and their food, bowls and meds. If you have livestock to evacuate, do so now while you have time. If you do not feel safe, you can evacuate on your own. Please do not call 911 unless you have an emergency. This is a pre-evacuation notification only.


10/21/20 6:23 PM

The Grand County Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area, Trail Creek subdivision - Area I, due the growth and close proximity of the East Troublesome Fire. Take an overnight bag with necessary items and leave. To repeat, the Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for your area. Do not call 9 1 1 unless you have an emergency. Leave gates unlocked / open to allow responders immediate access. Register at gcemergency.com to assist with the re-entry process. Evacuate now.


10/21/20 4:54 PM

Due to extreme fire behavior this afternoon, The Sheriff is consistently evaluating the pre-evacuation status of the Area I, Trail Creek subdivision and surrounding areas. This is NOT a mandatory evacuation order at this time, but residents are encouraged to remain vigilant and be prepared to evacuate should an evacuation order be issued. As always, The Sheriff encourages anyone needed extra time to evacuate to go ahead and start that process now.


10/17/20 7:02 AM

The Sheriff has issues an evacuation notice for both sides on Highway 125 from mile post 5 to the Grand/Jackson line. Highway 125 will be closed because of the heavy smoke and proximity of the East Troublesome Fire.


10/16/20 7:13 PM

The Grand County Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the Sheriff Creek / Kinney Creek area, due to the growth and close proximity of the East Troublesome Fire.


10/16/20 4:30 PM

Today is Oct 16, 2020. The East Troublesome Fire continues to grow in size. The Grand County Sheriff has issued a pre-evacuation order for the west side of HWY 34 and east of HWY 125, so you can prepare in the event that you receive a mandatory evacuation order. Please have all necessary items ready to go, such as a change of clothes, an extra pair of shoes, prescription meds, identification, wallets, cash, water and snacks. Don’t forget your pets and their food, bowls and meds.

If you have livestock to evacuate, do so now while you have time. If you do not feel safe, you can evacuate on your own. 

If you have evacuated or chose to evacuate early, please register using East Troublesome Fire Evacuee(s) Registration Form to assist with the re-entry process.

Please do not call 911 unless you have an emergency. This is a pre-evacuation notification only.


10/15/20 1:45 AM

Evacuation orders have been issued for the northern part of CR 21.

Pre-Evacuation orders have been issued for the south part of CR 21 and the HWY 40 and HWY 125 corner.

10/14/20 7:00 PM

East Troublesome Fire Update

The fire is approx. 400 acres in the US Forest. Evacuation orders are in effect for the Big Horn Park subdivision. Multiple aircraft and fire personnel are on scene.


10/14/20 6:40 PM

East Troublesome Fire Evacuation update

The Sheriff is allowing residents of Big Horn Park to come and go until 10:00PM tonight, Oct 14th. After 10 PM the Sheriff’s Office will have a hard closure and no one will be allowed into Big Horn Park. Due to erratic winds and fire behavior this could expedite the closure time.


10/14/20 4:15 PM 

East Troublesome Fire Evacuations for Big Horn Park subdivision

The Grand County Sheriff has issued a mandatory evacuation order the Big Horn Park, due the close proximity of the East Troublesome Fire. 

Take an overnight bag with necessary items and drive to the Kremmling Fairgrounds for evacuee accountability. 

Make sure you have your identification or driver's license with you. 

Do not call 9-1-1 unless you have an emergency. Evacuate now.