Saturday, May 1, 2021

Fire Activity 5/01/2021


56 Fire

Time Reported: 5/1/2121 at 11:56 am

  • Size: 45 acres
  • Location: Park County Road 56/ FS Rd 130, 4.2 mi E of Jefferson, CO
  • Jurisdiction: USFS,
  • Resources: Engines and hand-crew from USFS and Local VFD, one Large Airtanker (LAT) two Single Engine Air Tankers (SEAT) & Type 2 Helicopter
  • Containment: 100%
  • Controlled:  
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: Human under investigation. 
  • Fuels: Grass and Timber 
  • #56Fire
Update: 5/3/2021 3:30 pm
The #56 Fire received several inches of snow, firefighters will be patrolling the fire as needed. 

Update: 5/2/2021 4:30 pm
The #56 Fire is now 100% contained, all resources have been released. Fire will be in patrolled status.

Update: 5/2/2021 11:30 am
The #56 Fire is now 70% contained, firefighters still constructing and improving fireline.  All aviation resources have been released. 

Update: 5/2/2021 8:30 am
Fighters consisting of engines and squads are continuing to construct and improve fireline on the #56 Fire. Fire is still at 45 acres with a 50% containment.  No aviation resources ordered at this time.   

Update: 5/1/2021 8:10 pm
Firefighters will be staffing the fire through out the night, #56 fire is now 50% contained.  Aircraft are released for the night but are available tomorrow if needed.

Photos from the #56 Fire.

Update: 5/1/2021 6:15 pm

The #56 fire is 40% contained, crews still working to gain containment. Posted below is
the video taken by the Multi Mission Aircraft (MMA) of Helicopter doing a bucket drop.

Update: 5/1/2021 4:45 pm

Airtankers have been released from the #56 Fire all other resources still on the incident constructing fireline..


Saturday, April 10, 2021

Fire activity 4.10.2021

343 Fire

Time Reported: 4/10/2121 at 3:43 pm

  • Size: 0.1 acres
  • Location: 2.1 Miles SE of Westcreek, CO
  • Jurisdiction: USFS, CO.
  • Resources: Engines from USFS and Mountain Communities VFD
  • Containment: 100%  4/10/2021, 6:05 pm
  • Controlled:  
  • Structures Threatened: N\A
  • Evacuation: N\A
  • Closures: none
  • Cause: unknown under investigation. 
  • Fuels: Grass 
  • #343Fire
The 343 fire burned 0.1of an acre of Pike National Forest land. Engines from US Forest Service and Mountain Communities Volunteer Fire Department responded and quickly gained control of the fire. The fire has been called 100% contained. Fire resources will be on scene again tomorrow.