Stonemoor Fire remains at zero percent containment

Posted at 10:21 AM, Jun 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-30 12:21:49-04

As of 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office reports the Stonemoor fire at zero percent containment, still with an acreage of 137 acres.

No structures have been damaged and no injuries have been reported.

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents living on Highway 96 from McCarthy Blvd. to the reservoir access, though a portion of 96 remains closed.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has reopened the 93 campsites at Arkansas Point Campground on the south side of Pueblo Reservoir at Lake Pueblo State Park. Access is now allowed at the Southshore Marina, the visitor center, and the South Fishing day-use area. Boat launching is allowed at both the north and south ramps. Entrance to the park is still only available via the north entrance station of the park.

Closed areas at Lake Pueblo State Park include: Rock Canyon area, Swim beach, Anticline pond, Osprey picnic area, Valco Ponds parking lot, Pave trail access to the park from the nature center.

Pueblo County emergency authoritiies, Beulah Fire, Pueblo City Fire, Pueblo Rural Fire, Pueblo Chemical Depot, Pueblo County Public Works, Pueblo West, Rye, West Park are all on the scene of the fire.