The Sheriff's Office encourages the public to comply with the evacuation order, which is in place for the safety of the public.
The newspaper reports Peak Seven, which is one of the mountains that makes up Breckenridge's legendary ski terrain, is already on full evacuation while a nearby location is on what's called "pre-evacuation". Earlier in the morning, there had been some speculation that some might be allowed back into their homes Thursday.
Firefighter have warned neighbouring residents they may also soon face leaving their homes.
The blaze is burning in the Gold Hill area between Breckenridge and Frisco.
Eight Forest Service firefighters parachuted in, and two heavy tankers and a helicopter dropped slurry and water on the fire throughout the day.
The Red Cross is operating an evacuation shelter at Summit Middle School located at 158 School Rd., Frisco.
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He added that 100 animals had also been sheltered.
The fire has not burned any structures. Authorities said the smoke level Thursday was "moderate" and weren't extremely concerning to most people, though that could change.
The Peak 2 fire ignited late on Wednesday morning and quickly spread to more than 70 acres in just hours. It's unclear at this time how the fire started.
The photo below was posted at 6:41 a.m. Thursday by Carol McKinley. Crews will keep an eye on the fire throughout the night.
The Peak 2 Fire is now a Type 3 Incident Command structure and is expected to transition into a Type 1 Incident Comman Team over the course of the next two days.