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Round Mountain Fire Final Update for June 26



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.

Photo by PJ Dipentino: Fire Fighting Helicopter taking on water at Pinewood Reservoir.

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