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
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.