Saturday, September 21, 2019

Fire Activity

Davenport Fire

Update:5:20 pm
The Davenport Fire has been 100% contained and total command has been turned over to Wet Mountain FPD.  All U.S. Forest and BLM resources are relieved from the fire including the helicopter.  Wet Mtn. FPD will have two engines patrolling the fire all night and the San Juan Hotshots will be assigned to the fire starting early morning.
Update:3:20 pm
Custer County has lifted the pre-evacuation order for the incident. The state of Colorado Multi-Mission Aircraft (MMA)  flew the fire and with its imagery capabilities mapped the fire at 2 acres.
Update:2:00 pm
Incident Commander has called the Davenport Fire 45% contained and has release all aviation resources except for the type 3 helicopter.  It was determined that the report of 4.5 acres was incorrect and the actual size is 2.5 acres.
Update:11:30 am
Fire is now at 4.5 acres with all fire resources fully engaged in the suppression efforts.
Update:11:00 am
Multiple aircraft is assigned to the fire, one Large Airtanker (LAT), one Single Engine Airtanker(SEAT), one Type 3 Helicopter, an Airattack and one Lead Airplane.  Pueblo County is also assisting via Custer County request.

Time Reported:  1:12 am, 9/21/19
Size: 2 acres
Location: Custer County off Hwy 165 between mile marker 13 and 14, 4 miles north of San Isabel, CO.
Jurisdiction: Custer County
Resources: Multiple engines from Wet Mtn. FPD, Forest Service and BLM fire resources, one -Type 3 Helicopter,
Controlled:  0%
Structures Threatened: 8 structures
Evacuation: Pre-evacuation for the 8 structures close to the incident.  Not known if structures are occupied.  Pre-evacuation have lifted !
Closures: County Road 382, road into Davenport Campground
Cause: Unknown / under investigation
Fuels: mixed conifer timber, grass

 This map is an approximate location