Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Update:  Thursday 20, 2:00 pm

At 11:57 am containment on the #LongHollowFire is at 100%.  Firefighters are improving the fireline and working on hotspots.

Update:  Wednesday 19, 6:00 pm

At 6:00 pm containment on the #LongHollowFire is at 80%.  One type 2 crew is being released at the end of today's shift.  There will be one 20 person type 2 IA crew still staffing the fire tomorrow.

Update:  Wednesday 19, 10:45 am

Two 20 person fire crews are back on the #LongHollowfire working to gain containment and mopping up hot spots.  Fire has not grown and is still at 5.2 acres.

Update:  Tuesday 18, 6:00 pm

At 6:00 pm containment on the Long Hollow Fire is at 50% and some Photos have been added.

Update:  Tuesday 18, 11:00 am

Numerous resources are on the fire constructing and improving fire-line. There's two type 2 crews along with several engines. Fire is now reported at 5.2 acres.

Fire Activity 8:00 am, 9/18

      Long Hollow Fire
  • Time Reported: 9/17/18 at 6:01 pm
  • Size:  5.2 acres
  • Location: Douglas County, South Platte Ranger District
  • Jurisdiction: USFS, CO.
  • Resources: Forest Service and multiple Douglas County cooperative resources.  There were two Large Airtanker drops and two type 3 helicopters doing water drops.
  • Containment: 100%
  • Controlled:  
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: 
  • Cause: Human / under investigation
  • Fuels: Ponderosa Pine
This map is an approximate location

  Constructing fire-line
Hot Spotting
Retardant next to fire-line
Type of Fuels 

Jack Potting and Mopping Up