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..