From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on June 12, 2018

Posted at 11:32 AM, Jun 12, 2018

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

*Further updates on the fire on Buffalo Mountain near Silverthorne will be posted here.*

11:49 a.m.: Firefighters say the fire on Buffalo Mountain is about 30 acres but throwing out embers that are starting smaller fires.

11:46 a.m.: Firefighters are in the process of evacuating neighborhoods near Silverthorne:

11:40 a.m.: A large plume of smoke is visible from the fire near Silverthorne. We're working to get more information.

11:30 a.m.: Summit Fire and U.S. Forest Service crews are responding to a wildfire on Buffalo Mountain. Summit Fire & EMS is asking that Mesa Cortina and Wildernest residents above 20 Grand Road to evacuate their homes immediately.