Saturday, September 29, 2018

Wilkerson Fire Update

Update: Monday  6:00 pm
The #WilkersonFire is now 100% contained, one engine will be on the fire tomorrow.  Fire received light precipitation today, a few smokes still visible on the incident.

Update: Monday 10:00 am
The #WilkersonFire has about 45 firefighters on scene consisting of USFS and Park County resources.  The type 3 helicopter has been released. Resources engaged securing perimeter and mopping up hotshots.

 Fire Activity 6:30 pm, 9/29

      Wilkerson Fire
  • Time Reported: 9/29/18 at 2:37 pm
  • Size:  18 acres
  • Location: Park County, South Park Ranger District, 8 miles West of Lake George, CO.
  • Jurisdiction: USFS, CO.
  • Resources: Forest Service type 3 helicopter, Type 1 Air Tanker, 2 SEAT’s and several engines and multiple Park County cooperative resources. Up to 70 firefighters committed to the incident
  • Containment: 50%
  • Controlled: 
  • Structures Threatened:
  • Evacuation: N/A
  • Closures: 
  • Cause: Human / under investigation
  • Fuels: Ponderosa Pine, shrubs and grass
This map is an approximate location