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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Round Mountain Fire Final Update for June 26


USForestService Round Mountain Fire Final Update for June 26

FIRE INFORMATION SHEET

 

Today’s Date/Time: June 26, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m.

Fire Name: Round Mountain Fire Date and Time fire reported: June 25, 2010

Location: south of Highway 34, southwest of the Round Mountain Trailhead, west of Loveland and approximately 4 miles west of the Damn Store

ICP Location: Viestenz Smith Picnic Area

Cause: Under Investigation

Size: 150 acres                   Initial size: 3-5 acres

Weather Conditions: Weather continues to be favorable for firefighting efforts.

Agency Jurisdiction: Joint Command: U.S. Forest Service and Loveland Fire

Information Line: 970-498-1030

Information Center : Information officer no longer on scene

Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Forest Service, Loveland Fire, Larimer County Emergency Services

Estimated Containment: 75%

Incident Commander: Matt Champa, U.S. Forest Service

Equipment and Personnel: 3 Type II Firefighting Crews,

Total Number of Personnel: ~60

Aircraft: No aircraft on the fire at this time

Threats (Structures): none

Structures Destroyed: None

Injuries: N/A

Evacuation Information: None

Synopsis of what the fire is doing/what the crews are doing: Crews made great progress throughout the day and have gotten the fire 75% contained. The hotshot crews are being released this evening. The three type II crews will remain on the fire throughout the evening and continue line construction and mop-up this evening or tomorrow.

Additional/Special Information: Power has now been restored. Please note this fire is not the same as the Cow Creek Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park.




Helo at Pinewood Round Mountain Fire Final Update for June 26
Photo by PJ Dipentino: Fire Fighting Helicopter taking on water at Pinewood Reservoir.



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