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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Wildfire’

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary,  April 2011 Saturday, April 2 BFPD responded to a commercial structure fire alarm at 1328 N First Street. The alarm turned out to be a false alarm. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-25 at MM 252. Units were cancelled en route by Loveland Fire, as there was enough manpower already on scene. BFPD responded to a possible dive rescue at 1300 N County Road 17. A boat had gone astray in the lake with no ... Full Story

Crystal Fire blows up to 2,000 acres

Shortly after midnight the Larimer County Emergency Information Center announced that the Crystal Fire has blown up with sustained 50 mph winds and evacuations had been ordered. At that time the fire was estimated at 800 to 1100 acres with no containment. Emergency phone notifications went out to approximately 40 residences in the Stringtown Gulch area of the Buckhorn Canyon. The first evacuations were for residents in the following areas: South of Buckhorn Canyon to Stringtown ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Update

Crystal Fire Update

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office Press Release   April 2, 5 p.m. The Crystal Fire in Larimer County remains at about 20 to 25 acres with approximately 25% to 30% containment. Again this afternoon, winds remained relatively calm providing firefighters an opportunity to continue to contain the fire. One structure, containing an ATV and a motorcycle, was destroyed earlier today. The vehicles were also destroyed. No additional structures are threatened at this time ... Full Story

Grey Rock Fire (Hewlett Gulch)

March 18, 10:41 update The Grey Rock Fire is now 100% contained. The fire is estimated at 17 acres and is located approximately one mile south-southeast of Greyrock Mountain near the Poudre Canyon on the Roosevelt National Forest. Firefighters will focus on mop up activities today. The fire was human caused; however, the details are still under investigation. The fire did receive light snow. The three trails previously closed (Greyrock, Greyrock Meadows, and Hewlett Gulch) are now open. ... Full Story

Hewlett Gulch Fire

Date:     March 14, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Emergency Services crews are responding to an area near 8300 West Highway 14 for a wildfire.  The fire is reported to be in the Hewlett Gulch Area near Greyrock Meadows, due north of Poudre Park. The fire is estimated to be about one acre in size at this time. It is unknown at this point whether there are any structures in the area. Air support, in the form of a helicopter, has been requested by the U.S. Forest Service. Emergency ... Full Story

Sept 11 Fourmile Canyon fire update

Sept 11 Fourmile Canyon fire update

The Christian Science Monitor Firefighters gain upper hand against Fourmile fire in Colorado By Pete Spotts Staff writer / September 11, 2010 So far, the wildfire has burned more than 6,400 acres in the Fourmile Canyon area, five miles west of downtown Boulder. Associated Press Fire managers confident Colo wildfire won't spread By P. Solomon Banda (AP) BOULDER, Colo. — Firefighters put out hot spots and built lines around a 10-square-mile ... Full Story

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Wind changes plans for residents, firefighters involved in Fourmile Canyon Fire 9News.com by Cristina Dickinson 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 Those winds are making residents inside the Boulder city limits prepare ...         Fourmile Canyon fire may be 40 percent contained by morning The Denver Post  (September 9, 8:13 p.m.) By Tom McGhee and Kleran Nicholson Federal fire managers today said firefighters will likely ad another 10 to 15 percent to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

The Berthoud Fire Protection District sent the following press release today, September 8. Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, September 8, 2010 The Berthoud Fire Protection District has deployed resources to the Four Mile Fire 10 miles west of Boulder. The first resource, Engine 13 a Type 3 Engine with four firefighters, was sent for structural protection Monday morning. An additional fire engine, Engine 16, a Type 6 Engine with three firefighters, was deployed Tuesday. The ... Full Story

Around Town

Around Town

by Gary Wamsley The town board, mayor and staff got a little break with no town board meeting last Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have official duties to perform. Administrator Hart attended the Wednesday morning Citizens’ Meeting with Commissioner Donnelly. Accompanying Commissioner Donnelly this week was Jerry Blehm from Environmental Health Services and Jane Viste, the Public Information Officer for the Departmet of Health and Environment. Medical Marijuana ... Full Story

Wildfire mural’s bold colors stand out

Wildfire mural’s bold colors stand out

The Wildfire Summer Mural project is nearing completion as the crew puts on the finishing touches. Julia Lamb and Lane Foley were on the job early Thursday morning. The youngsters work under the direction of Anita Yeh. Yeh’s specialty is Asian Inspired Design. A multicultural artist, Yeh was raised in the U.S. but has lived in China and Taiwan. The mural design is inspired by Chinese Farmer Paintings. The style is characterized by bold graphics and repeating elements. ... Full Story

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