Crews respond to 50-acre wildfire near Sylvan Lake south of Eagle

13th July, 2016 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE — A wildfire had consumed approximately 50 acres above and behind Sylvan Lake south of Eagle Wednesday afternoon.The fire — officially called the Red Table Fire — is located in the Anton Cabin Springs Drainage, a remote area southwest of Sylvan Lake and southeast of LEDE Reservoir.According to Greater Eagle Fire Department Chief Kurt Vogel, the fire was first reported shortly after noon and local fire crews were dispatched to the site between 12:30 and 1 p.m.“The park rangers (at Sylvan Lake State Park) were the ones who first saw the smoke,” said Vogel.Vogel said initial reports estimated the …

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