Heavy smoke is visible from two fires burning in Fremont County Saturday.
The sheriff’s office said one fire is behind the quarry near Fremont Peak close to mile marker 275. The other is off Fremont County Road 3 near the old Buckskin Joes.
Fremont County deputies and Canon City Area Fire Protection District have responded to the fires. Eastridge campground off County Road 3 has been evacuated as a precaution, the sheriff’s office said.
The size of each fire is unknown at this time. We will send updates as more information becomes available.