Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Fire Activity 5/15/2022

  Twin Creek Fire 

Time Reported: 5/15/2022  11:11 am

  • Size: .25 ac
  • Location: Park County, South Park RD, 2.07 miles S. of  Lake George, CO.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS Engines and County Engine Resources,
  • Containment: 100% at 1:10 pm 5/15/2022 @ .25 Acres
  • Controlled:  @ 5:15 PM 5/17/2022 
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Human under investigation
  • Fuels: Ponderosa Pine
  • #TwinCreekFireCo
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Fire Activity 5/16/2022

Race Track Fire

Time Reported: 5/16/2022  11:08 pm

  • Size:  82 acres
  • Location: Morton County, Elkhart RD on Cimarron Grassland, 12 miles NE. of  Elkhart, KS. 
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS Engines and County Resources 
  • Containment: 100% 5/18/2022 @12:10 pm CDT for 82 acres
  • Controlled: 
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lighting
  • Fuels: Grass
  • #RaceTrackFireKS
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Mt Carmel Fire

Time Reported: 5/16/2022  9:26 pm

  • Size:  1218 acres
  • Location: Baca County, Springfield RD on Comanche Grassland, 11 miles SE. of  Campo, CO. 
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS Engines and County Resources 
  • Containment: 100 % 5/17/2022 @ 6:11 pm for 1242 acres
  • Controlled: 5/20/2022 @ 10:44 at 1,242 acres
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Lighting
  • Fuels: Grass
  • #MtCarmelFireCO
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Fire Activity 4/23/2022

  Fern Fire

UPDATE: 4/25/2022  3:00 pm  The #FernFire was controlled at 1:40 pm today. Final size was one-tenth of an acre.

Time Reported: 4/23/2022  5:08 pm

  • Size:  .1 acres
  • Location: Douglas County, Pikes Peak RD, 12 miles N. of  Woodland Park, CO. off FSR 348
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS Engines 
  • Containment:  100% 8:14 pm 4/23/2022 for .1 ac
  • Controlled: 4/25/2022 at 1:40 pm; size 0.10 ac
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Fuels: Pine with Grass understory
  • #FernFireCO
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Friday, April 22, 2022

Fire Activity 4/22/2022

 Allen Creek Fire

Update: 4:00 pm 4/27/2022  The #AllenCreekFireCO has been called controlled at 2:45 pm 4/27/2022 for 13 acres.  Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire.

Update: 7:00 pm 4/24/2022 - The #AllenCreekFireCO is now 100% contained at 13 acres.  Crews are off the incident and will be back on the fire tomorrow morning. 

Update: 9:00 am 4/24/2022 The fire is 50% contained at the end of last nights shift.  The firefighters are back on scene working on improving fireline and putting out hotshots within the interior.  The type 1 helicopter was release yesterday because of the high winds, use of the ship was ineffective.

Update: 5:30 pm 4/23/2022 The #AllenCreekFireCO is now at 13 acres with no reported containment. The Colorado Correctional Industries (CCI) 20 person crew is now on the incident.

Update: 8:30 am 4/23/2022 - Firefighters will continue to improve fire lines and extinguish hot spots. A Type 1 helicopter will be assigned to this incident and assist fire fighting efforts if the winds allow flight activity. A Type 2 crew (20 Firefighters) will arrive at 4:00 pm today.

Update: 9:00 pm 4/22/2022 - Firefighters will be staffing the fire all night working to gain containment.

Update: 7:45 4/22/2022 Fire is now 11 acres in size and firefighters goal is to have the fire line constructed by the end of shift tonight. 

Time Reported: 4/22/2022  4:52 pm

  • Size: 13 ac
  • Location: Park County, South Park RD, 16 miles NW. of  Lake George, CO.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS Engines, 1 Dozier and Multiple County Engine Resources, 20 person crew on order, Type 1 Helicopter
  • Containment: 100% at 6:00 pm 4/24/2022 @ 13 Acres
  • Controlled:  @ 2:45 PM 4/27/2022 
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Fuels: Mixed Conifer, Timber and Grass 
  • #AllenCreekFireCo
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Fire Activity 4/22/2022

 Bluff Fire

Update: 4/23/2022 10:45 am - The #BluffFireCO was called controlled at 8:00 am today. Final acreage was 5 acres.

Update:  #BluffFireCo was called 100 % contained at 3:00 pm for 5.08 acres.

Time Reported: 4/21/2022  12:10 pm

  • Size:  5.08 acres
  • Location: Otero County, Comanche RD, 13 miles S. of  La Junta, CO.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS and Multiple County Resources, 
  • Containment: 100%  3:00pm 4/22/2022 for 5.08 ac 
  • Controlled: 8:00 am 4/23/2022 at 5 acres
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Fuels: Grass
  • #BluffFireCo
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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Fire Activity 4/21/2022

  Cache Creek Fire

Time Reported: 4/21/2022  1:37 pm

Update: 1:45 pm 4/23/2022 - The #CasheCreekFireCO is currently 50% contained. On site temperature is 33 degrees and the rh is 50%...good fire suppression conditions.

Update: 1:00 pm 4/23/2022 - The #CasheCreekFireCO received snow last night and is currently putting up minimal smoke.  One USFS engine is on site monitoring this fire.

Update: 3:00 pm 4/22/2022 Two USFS engines have been working the fire all day strengthening fire line and mopping up hotspots within the interior.

Update: All county resources have been released from the incident.  USFS firefighters will work the fire until 10:00 pm and then will bed down by the fire,  A module plus one engine is ordered for Fridays shift.

  • Size:  4.5 acres
  • Location: Lake County, Leadville RD, 1.5 miles W. of  Granite, CO.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS and Multiple County Resources, 
  • Containment: 100% 2:50 pm 4/20/2022 for 4.5 acres
  • Controlled: 
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Fuels: Mixed Conifer/ Grass
  • #CacheCreekFireCo
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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Fire Activity 4/20/2022

  Rampart Fire

Time Reported: 4/20/2022  5:54 pm

Update: 3:00 pm 4/22/2022 - Firefighters have been working on the fire all day strengthening fire line and mopping up the interior hotspots. 

Update: 4:30 pm 4/21/2022 - All Fire fighting resources will be leaving the incident at 5:00 pm and will be back on the fire early morning.

Update: 1:30 pm 4/21/2022- The #RampartFireCo is 100% contained today at 1:20 pm for 3 acres.  The three engines on scene  are strengthening  the fire line and gridding inside the perimeter mopping up hot spots.   

Update: 9:00 pm 4/20/2022- The #RampartFireCo will be staffed through the night. There are heavy fuels burning that the crews will be working on and the glow will be seen from a far distance. 

  • Size:  3 acres
  • Location: El Paso County, Pikes Peak RD, 4 miles ESE. of Woodland Park, CO. Off the Rampart Road.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources:  USFS and El Paso County Resources
  • Containment: 100% at 1:20 pm 4/21/2022 for 3 acres
  • Controlled: 11:30 am 4/24/2022 
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: under investigation
  • Fuels: Timber / Grass
  • #RampartFireCo
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