Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Update: 5/18/18 @ 8:50 am
Fire controlled 5/17 @ 15:53 pm ,  .33 acres

Fire Activity

        Racetrack Fire
  • Time Reported: 11:23 am
  • Size: .33 acre
  • Location: Morton County, KS.  Elkhart Ranger District, on North River Rd 1 mile east of Hwy 27
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: USFS Resources
  • Containment: 100% @ 11:30
  • Controlled: @ 12:53 pm  5/17 
  • Structures Threatened: Recreation Area
  • Evacuation: N/A
  • Hazards: Snags
  • Closures: N/A
  • Cause: Lighting
  • Fuels: Grass
  • #Racetrackfire

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Fire Activity, May 15, 2018


       202B Fire
  • Time Reported: 5/15 @ 11:23 am
  • Location: Chaffee County, Salida RD, Park Co, Off county Rd. 200 by O'Haver Lake
  • Jurisdiction: USFS
  • Resources: 2 FS Engines
  • Size: 0.1 acres
  • Containment: 100% on 5/15 @ 12:20 pm,
  •  Controlled: on 5/15 @ 13:13 pm 
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human escaped campfire
  • Fuels
#202BFire

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Fire Activity 5/12/2017


McGee Gulch Fire

  • Time Reported: 1:05 pm 5/12/2018
  • Size: .10
  • Location: USFS Salida Ranger District, Chaffee County, 6 mi west of Buena Vista, CO.  Trout Creek Pass and County Road 305
  • Resources: Forest Service and Chaffee County
  • Containment: 100% at 4:30 pm
  • Structures Threatened: none
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human Unknown
  • Fuels: Slash/Timber
  • #McGeeGulchFire
This map is an approximate location

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fire Activity 5/10/2018

Update: 8:00 am, May 15, 2018 

#ShootingRangeFire is 100 % controlled at 18:03 May 14

Update 3:50 pm, May 12, 2018 #Shooting Range Fi

 100% containment 3:50 pm


Update:  5:00 pm, May 11, 2018 #ShootRangeFire

        ·   Fire investigators on site determined two fire starts. 
            Shooting Range #1 Fire is .01 acres
Shooting Range #2 Fire is 15 acres
·       Crews made good progress today, containment on both  fires 80%
·       Smoldering continues on the interior of the Shooting Range #2 Fire, mop up operation is in progress.
·       Personnel will continue mop up operation tomorrow
·       Fire cause continues to be under investigation


  •  Update 1:10 pm, May 11, 2018 #ShootRangeFire

·       Hand crews are continuing to strengthen perimeter lines
·       Mop up has begun on the small spot fire
·       Fire is putting up minimal smoke  


Update:  8:15 am, May 11, 2018 #ShootRangeFire
  •         Closure order in effect for the Harris Park Shooting Area
  •         One .08 acre spot fire was reported yesterday
  •         Fire is burning in dead and down timber, with some torching yesterday
  •         Numerous snags in the area
  •         Expecting thunderstorms after noon, with gusty winds


Update:  8:18 pm, May 10, 2018 #ShootRangeFire
  •      Evacuation orders were lifted at 7:30 pm by Park County Sheriff
  •      15% contained



 Update:  5/10/17 7:15 pm #ShootingRangeFire


Fire is now reported at 15 acres,  Fire will be staffed over night due to proximity to homes.


#ShootingRangeFire

  • Time Reported: 2:48 pm
  • Size: 15 acres
  • Location: Park County, South Platte Ranger District, 8 miles north of Bailey, CO
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: Forest Service and multiple cooperative resources on site,  Aviation resources ordered, 2 SEATs,  1 Air Attack and 1 Air Tanker, USFS Monument Type 3 helicopter.  2 engines, and 20 person hand crew. 
  • Containment: 100%
  • Controlled:  100 %
  • Structures Threatened: Yes
  • Evacuation: Evacuation orders lifted at 7:30 pm 5/10/2018 by Park County Sheriff Department 
  • Closures: Harris Park Shooting Area
  • Cause: Under investigation
  • Fuels: Timber Slash
#ShootingRangeFire
This map is an approximate location





Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Fire Activity 5/1/2018

Update: 357 Fire , controlled 11:40 am 5/2/2018 #357Fire

357 Fire
  • Time Reported: 07:39 am
  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location:  7.5 miles NW of Woodland Park. CO, Painted Rocks Road
  • Resources: Mountain Communities Brush 448 and Forest Service Resources
  • Containment: 100% at 9:05 am
  • Controlled: 5/2/2018 11:40 am
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human
  • Fuels: Grass
  • #357Fire
This map is only an approximate location