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%
- Structures Threatened: N\A
- Evacuation: N\A
- Closures: none
- Cause: Human under investigation.
- Fuels: Grass and Timber
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..