Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Fire Activity 12/23/23

Rock Creek Fire

Time Reported:  12/23/2023 10:31 am

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location: Park County, 7 miles East of Jefferson, South Park Ranger District, near South Park RD and Ben Tyler Trail Head
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment100% 12/23/2023 @1:29 pm for .1 acre
  • Controlled: 1/31/2024 8:00am for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human
  • Fuels: Single Tree 
  • #RockCreekFire_CO
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Thursday, November 30, 2023

Fire Activity 11/30/2023

 Schillings Road Fire

Time Reported:  11/30/2023 8:16 am

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location: El Paso County,  Pikes Peak Ranger District, on the corner of Schillings Road and Lindbergh Road. 
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment100% 11/30/2023 @10:00 am for .1 acre
  • Controlled: 11/30/2023 @10:00pm  for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human
  • Fuels: Abandoned campfire
  • #SchillingsRoadFire_CO
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Saturday, October 28, 2023

Fire Activity 10/27/2023

 Winding Stairs Fire

Time Reported:  10/27/2023 7:47 pm

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location:  El Paso County,  Pikes Peak Ranger District, West of Monument, CO. east of the Rampart Road off FS Rd 323.
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment: 100% 10/28/2023 @11:30 am for .1 acre
  • Controlled: 10/30/2023 @12:50pm  for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human; under investigation
  • Fuels:
  • #WindingStairsFire_CO
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Firer Activity 10/26/2023

 Cabin Creek Fire

Time Reported:  10/26/2023 1:06 pm

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location:  El Paso County,  Pikes Peak Ranger District, off the Barr Trail mile Marker 7.5
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment100%  10/27/2023 for .1 acre
  • Controlled:  10/27/2023 for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human; escaped campfire
  • Fuels:
  • #CabinCreekFire_CO
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Monday, October 16, 2023

Fire Activity 10/14/2023


 Saint Charles Fire


Update 10/18/2023 @ 9:00pm:   For all further updates go to the facebook link
https://www.facebook.com/SaintCharlesFire


Update 10/18/2023 @ 6:00pm:   A Type 3 team will take command of the #SaintCharlesFire_CO at 6:00 pm. The MMA flight mapped the fire at 19 acres, also communicating the fire intensity was low to moderate. Ordered resources are starting to arrive.  Helicopter did bucket drops through out the day.



Update 10/18/2023 @ 8:00am:   Fire is now 15 acres. The Colorado Multi Mission Aircraft (MMA) will fly the fire this morning and should get a new image of the fire and a update in acres. 

Update 10/17/2023 @ 9:30pm:    Fire is now reported as 9.6 acres. Today, one type one and one type 2 helicopters did numerous drops on the fire.  Winds were variable during the day, with some short range spotting (up to 200 yards) to the north, south, and west.  Line construction on the north side of the fire was possible in some areas where the fire reached the ridge where fuels and terrain were conducive for suppression efforts

Resources will continue to suppress the fire when opportunities arise, and identify areas where suppression efforts can be effective and have a high probability of success..

 

Resources on order/assigned:

 

2 Type 6 Engines

Type 4 IC

Type 3 IC.

Douglas County Heli tack Module

T2 Helicopter

T1 Helicopter

LOGS3

Plans T2

DIVS (on order)

Fireline Paramedic (on order)

2 PIO’s (filled)

Pike Hotshot Mod (6 people)

Suppression Module

2-Type 2IA crews ETA the 19th









Update 10/17/2023 @ 3:30pm:  Fire is now estimated at 3 acres, Type 1 Helicopter is currently doing water bucket drops. The type 2 Helicopter is not operational for mechanical needs, will be operational tomorrow. Three firefighters are on the fire and putting in fireline.
 
Update 10/17/2023 @ 12:00pm:  Fire is now estimated at 1.3 acres, Type 2 Helicopter is currently doing water bucket drops. A type 1 Helicopter has been ordered with a ETA of 2 hrs. Terrain is steep and the fire is difficult to access. Firefighters are staged, fire managers are evaluating  risks of
 engagement of ground resources. Number one concern is firefighter safety.


Update 10/16/2023:  Fire located in mid slope of terrain, Difficult access, yesterday helicopter did numerous water bucket drops.  Helicopter did not fly any missions today.

Time Reported:  10/14/2023 6:19 pm

  • Size: 15 acres
  • Location:  Pueblo County,  on the San Carlos Ranger District NE of Lake Isabel, CO. 
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources, Type 2 Helicopter, type 6 engine, Multi Mission Aircraft flight (MMA).  
  • Containment
  • Controlled: 
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: unknown 
  • Fuels: Mixed Conifer
  • #SaintCharlesFire_CO


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Sunday, October 15, 2023

Fire Activity 10/15/2023

Monument Rock Fire

Time Reported:  10/15/2023 3:05 pm

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location:  El Paso County,  Pikes Peak Ranger District near Monument Rock
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment100%  10/15/2023 for .1 acre
  • Controlled:  10/12/2023 for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human 
  • Fuels:
  • #MonumentRockFire_CO

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Thursday, October 12, 2023

Fire Activity 10/12/2023

Limbaugh Fire

Time Reported:  10/12/2023 8:53 am

  • Size: .1 acre
  • Location:  El Paso County,  Pikes Peak Ranger District near Mt. Herman Trailhead 715
  • Jurisdiction: US Forest Service
  • Resources: US Forest Service resources 
  • Containment100% at 10:24 pm on 10/12/2023 for .1 acre
  • Controlled:  10/12/2023 at 10:43 pm for .1 acre
  • Structures Threatened: None
  • Evacuation: None
  • Closures: None
  • Cause: Human 
  • Fuels: Escaped Campfire
  • #LimbaughFire_CO

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