Thursday, July 28, 2016

Beaver Creek Fire Heated Up This Week Near Colorado-Wyoming Border

Fire Initially Detected June 19

Home Sweet Home For Some Firefighter Crews

A View This Week Between Double-Plus Shifts...

- photos above by Wildland Firefighter / Fuels Mitigation Crew Member Marcus Thibault of Lefthand Fire Protection District. Boulder, Colorado, seen here at another site w/ friend & colleague Jeff Rath

Incident Overview
Via InciWeb, the national incident information system for wildfires and all-hazard incidents

The Beaver Creek Fire was detected on Sunday, June 19 at 12 p.m. The point of origin is approximately 24 miles northwest of Walden Colorado. On Thursday June 23, the Rocky Mountain Type 2 Blue Team assumed command of the Beaver Creek Fire. The Blue Team transferred command of the fire on July 7, to the Western Colorado Interagency- Type 3 Incident Management Team (IMT). As of July 20th, Jon Warder’s Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire.

The fire is burning in heavy beetle killed timber ...

  • Overview continues


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