As of Monday October 26, 2020, management of Ice Fire has been returned to the local Columbine Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest. No further updates to this page are anticipated unless significant developments occur. On October 27, containment was 100% with a total acreage of 596 acres.
The fire was reported on the afternoon of October 19, west of Silverton, CO on the north side of the South Mineral Creek Road (585). The fire area includes the Ice Lakes Trail and the Clear Lake Road. Closures will remain in place through the winter. Check the San Juan National Forest specials orders webpage for up to date information. https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sanjuan/notices/?cid=STELPRDB5245061
The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation. For additional information contact the San Juan National Forest Public Affairs Office at 970.422.2671.