Thursday, July 20, 2017

Fire Activity 7/20/17

Ruby Fire
 Time Reported: 7/19/17 19:00 pm
  • Size: 0.1 Acres
  • Location: South Platte RD, Douglas Co, Hwy 67, 3.9 miles SE of Deckers, CO
  • Resources:  2 Forest Service Engines, 1 Module
  • Containment: 0%
  • Structures Threatenednone
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass, Timber
#RubyFire





Turkey9L Fire
 Time Reported: 7/19/17 19:00 pm
  • Size: 0.1 Acres
  • Location: Pikes Peak RD, Douglas Co., Turkey Track area, 2.07 miles SE of West Creek, CO
  •  Resources:  1 VFD Engine
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatenednone
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Timber, Dead and Downed Logs
  • 100% Contained as of 9:00 pm – 7/19/17
  • Wildfire Controlled as of 11:05 am - 7/20/17
#Turkey9LFire





Fire 1256
 Time Reported: 7/20/17 8:00 am
  • Size: 0.1 Acres
  • Location: Pikes Peak RD, Teller Co, near Trails 366 & 717 off FR 366
  • Resources:  1 Forest Service Engine, 1 County Engine
  • Containment: 100% - 7/20/17 at 9:40 am
  • Structures Threatenednone
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass, Timber
  • Wildfire Controlled 7/20/17 at 12:05 pm 
#Fire1256





WREN GULCH FIRE
 Time Reported: 7/19/17 19:00 pm
  • Size: 0.1 Acres
  • Location: South Platte RD, Douglas Co., west of Hwy 67, 2 miles south of Deckers, CO
  •  Resources:  1 Forest Service Engine
  • Containment: 0%
  • Structures Threatenednone
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass, Timber 
#WrenGulchFire




Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fire Activity 7/19/17

#ChinaWallFire
 Time Reported: 7/19/17 16:12 pm
  • Size: 1 Acre
  • Location: South Park RD, Park Co, off FR 212, 1.6 miles SE of Tarryall
  • Resources:  2 Forest Service Engines, 1 Module
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatenednone
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass
  • Resources left fire due to lightning in the area
  • Wildfire Contained 7/20/17 at 9:00 am
  • Wildfire Controlled 7/20/17 at 10:25 am

#ChinaWallFire



Please note this is only an approximate location

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Fire Activity 7/9/17

#RedCreekFire
 Time Reported: 7/9/17 12:30 pm
  • Size: 1.0 acres
  • Location: South Platte RD, Jefferson Co, Wellington Lake, off FS 550
  •  Resources:  1 crew, 4 engines, 
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: no
  • Closures: Colorado Trail
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass and understory
  •   Jefferson County notified regarding evacuation   

Name Changed to Red Creek Fire
#RedSkinFire

Friday, July 7, 2017

Fire Activity 7/7/2017

#PSSIC_NF

Pueblo Interagency Coordination Center had a busy day.  14 new fires were reported on Forest Service, BLM and County lands.  Fire causes are a mixture of lightning and human.  

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Fire Activity 7/4/17

125B Fire

  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 6:00 pm
  • Size: 0.10
  • Location:   South of Mount Elbert
  • Resources:  Prevention Tech
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #125BFire

953 Fire

  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 4:25 pm
  • Size: 0.10
  • Location:   Off Rampart Range Road, on FS RD 953
  • Resources:  1 Engine
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Abandoned Campfire
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #953Fire



Approximate general location

Ensign 2 Fire
  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 2:35 pm
  • Size: 0.10
  • Location: Near Ensign Gulch
  • Resources:  1 Engine
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Campfire Abandoned/outside of ring
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #Ensign2Fire

Limbaugh Fire


  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 2:24 pm
  • Size: 0.10
  • Location: Near Mt. Herman
  • Resources:  1 Engine
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Abandoned Campfire
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #LimbaughFire


Ensign Fire
  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 2:10 pm
  • Size: 0.10
  • Location: Forest Service Road 315
  • Resources:  1 Engine
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Abandoned Campfire
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
      #EnsignFire

Turkey Rock Fire

  • Time Reported: 7/4/17 10:18 am
  • Size: .1
  • Location: FS Road 360
  •  Resources:  Forest Service, 4 engines, 1 small hand crew
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Fuels: Grass, Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir
  • #TurkeyRockFire


Approximate general location of Turkey Rock Fire

Monday, July 3, 2017

Fire Activity 7/3/17


Update 7/5/17
#QuakerRidgeFire

  • Size: 1.1 acre
  • Location: 4.5 miles N of Woodland Park, CO
  • Containment: Controlled 7/5/2017 2:12 pm
  • Cause: Human/Campfire
  • #QuakerRidgeFire

#HalfspurFire


  • Time Reported: 1:20 pm
  • Size: 0.1
  • Location: 12 miles W of Leadville, OR
  • Resources:  Forest Service
  • Containment: Contained/Controlled/Out
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Escaped Campfire
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #HalfspurFire


 #QuakerRidgeFire

  • Time Reported: 7/3/17, 8:38 a.m.
  • Size: 1.1 acre
  • Location: 4.5 miles N of Woodland Park, CO
  • Resources:  Forest Service and Teller County
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened:  No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Under Investigation
  • Fuels:  Ponderosa Pine and grass
  • Expect smoke in the area today

      #QuakerRidgeFire

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Fire Activity 7/2/17

#318RDFire


  • Time Reported: 07/02/2017, 6:50 p.m.
  • Size: 0.1 acre
  • Location: Off Road 318
  • Resources:  HNF – E623
  • Containment: Contained/Controlled/Out
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Abandoned Campfire/Escaped
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #318RDFire

#528FFire



  • Time Reported: 07/02/2017, 05:11 p.m.
  • Size: 1/10 acre
  • Location: E of Little Scraggy Peak, intersection of County Road 126 and FS 528F
  • Resources:  DFPC Engine 6121
  • Containment: Contained/Controlled/Out
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human/Abandoned Campfire/Escaped
  • Fuels: Grass and Ponderosa Forest
  • #528FFire

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Fire Activity 7/1/17

#LanceFire

  • Conrolled: 7/1/17 out 3:54 pm


#LanceFire

  • Time Reported:7-1-17 3:57 pm
  • Location:south of Turquoise Lake west of Leadville
  • Resources:  PT-1
  • Size: .10
  • Containment: 100%
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: No
  • Cause:Human caused, abandoned/escaped campfire
  • Fuels: Grass, slash (dead downed branches)
  • Hazards: Terrain
  • #LanceFire

Fire Activity 6/30/17

#Ditch Dam

  • Controlled:  7/1/17  2:55 pm


     




 #Ditch Dam



  • Time Reported:6-30-17 4:28 pm
  • Location: 4.3 miles west of Leadville south of Turquoise Lake
  • Resources: PT - 1
  • Size: .10 ares
  • Containment: 100
  • Controlled:
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Closures: No
  • Cause: Human, under investigation
  • Fuels: Grass, slash (dead downed branches)
  • Hazards: Terrain
  • #Ditch Dam

Monday, June 26, 2017

Fire Activity 6/26/17



Rampart Fire

Update 6/28/17  5:30;pm
The #RampartFire was declared controlled at 5:30 pm, size .8 acres



Rampart Fire

Update 6/27/17  6:30 pm
Fire is 100% contained as of 3:30 pm today.


Rampart Fire

Update 12:00 pm
Crews continue to reinforce fireline and mop up hotspots.  Very few smokes showing on the fire this morning.  

Update: 8:15 pm
Crews continue to improve fireline and mop up hotspots.  Fire is now 80% contained

Update: 4:45 pm
2 engines and both helicopters have been released. Crews have hose lines around the fire and are constructing fireline around the fire. One additional hand crew is in route to the fire

  • Time Reported: 6.26.17 1210
  • Location: West of Rampart Range Rd and near Mount Deception
  • Resources: 2-engines, 1- Hand Crew.
  • Size: 0.8 acre
  • Containment: 80%
  • Structures Threatened: none
  • Closures: No
  • Cause: Human caused, Under investigation
  • Fuels: Mixed conifer and grass
  • Hazards: wind, thunderstorms in the area
  • #RampartFire
Approximate general location of Rampart Fire.  

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fire Activity 6.24.2017


392 Fire

Update 7/3/17 3:05 pm

     Firefighters controlled the 392 Fire, 7/3/17 at 3:05 pm.  80 acres 

392 Fire

Update 6/26/17 9:30 pm

The cause of the 392 Fire has been determined, by investigators, to be shooting exploding targets. Suspects attempted to extinguish the fire and remained on-scene until firefighters arrived and are fully cooperating with the investigation.


392 Fire

Update 6/25/17 8:15 pm
Firefighters continued to mop up hot spots interior of the constructed handline today and the fire is now 75% contained. The fire will be monitored through the night and tomorrow the same resources will be at work continuing to secure the fire. No aerial assets were used today or are anticipated to be used tomorrow. Smoke will remain visible in the area tomorrow as heavy fuels in the interior continue to be consumed. the incident will transition tomorrow to a type IV management organization. Please be aware of firefighters working in the area.

392 Fire


Update 6/25/17 11:15 am
The handline constructed yesterday around the entire fire held through last night and containment remains at 50%. Firefighters continue to mop-up the perimeter and are catching any hot spots close to the line. CR 39 is now open. Isolated torching of heavy fuels interior of the fire continues.
3-water tenders
3-engines
2-crews
2-helicopters are available if needed
Doug Petray is the IC of the Type III organization managing the fire.
Smoke may remain visible throughout the day

We encourage visitors to avoid the fire area.



Update 6/24/17 10:30 pm
Firefighters continue to secure fire line and mop up hot-spots. CR 56 at 285 is now open and the portion of CR 39 that was closed will likely open tomorrow. There is still isolated torching of heavy fuels inside the fire perimeter. Flames and smoke will be visible tonight.

  • Time Reported: 6.24.17 1240
  • Location: 9.5 miles NE of Como, CO, T8-S, R75-W, NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Sec. 13
  • Resources: 15-engines, 1-Water Tender, 1-ambulance, 1-handcrew, 1- wildfire module, 1-dozer,  2-helicopters
  • Size: 80 acres
  • Containment: Controlled
  • Structures Threatened: 1 ranch structure
  • Closures: No
  • Cause: Human, under investigation
  • Fuels: Mixed conifer and grass
  • Hazards: winds, snags (dead trees), terrain
  • #392Fire