A thick, white column of smoke rising into the blue skies south of Evergreen prompted numerous emergency calls Sunday morning, however authorities stated to not worry.
The smoke is coming from a permitted burn in Jefferson County that’s being intently monitored, based on Evergreen Hearth Rescue.
The smoke will drift into the valley and down Bear Creek, in line with the hearth company.
Thank you for the quite a few 911 calls concerning the plume of smoke south of downtown Evergreen. This can be a permitted burn and is being rigorously monitored. Smoke is drifting into the valley and down Bear Creek. pic.twitter.com/u3KV8AUBs0
— Evergreen FireRescue (@efr_co) January 13, 2019