Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fire Activity 2.18.2017


 Turkey Track Fire

2 pm update
  • Fire is 100% contained

  • Interior hot spots remain on the fire this morning
  • Crews will continue to mop up and improve fire lines today
  • For firefighter safety, we ask that people not use the area for target shooting until fire is 100% contained.

  • 50% Contained
  • Crews will staff fire overnight and new crews will come in tomorrow to relieve night shift operations.
  • For firefighters safety, we ask that people not use the area for target shooting until fire is 100% contained.
  • Due to better mapping, fire is now 8 acres.





Helicopter  release from fire. Some containment with wet lines and dug line where needed.  Fire will be staffed through the night and rested firefighters will be back in morning to relieve night operations.

                                                                                   Helicopter doing bucket drop

video

  • Initial Response 12:36 pm Sat. Feb. 18,2017
  • Jurisdiction: USFS  Pikes Peak Ranger District, 2 miles SE of Westcreek, CO. in Douglas County
  • Fuels:  grass , dead & down timber
  • Size  10-12 ac
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Resources: Muti agency - Mountain Communities, Divide Fire, Green Mt. Fire, 
  • NE Teller, US Forest Service and Douglas County Helicopter 
  • No structures threaten
  • #turkeytrackfire