Beaver Creek Fire | CO | Sep 9 2016

BEAVER CREEK FIRE

Owner mitigation + fire fighter hard work = success

Routt NF.  24 miles N of Walden, Colorado 

  • Start – 6/19/2016 @ 1645 hours
  • Unknown cause
  • Timber & brush
  • Active fire behavior with torching, short crown-runs and spotting
  • Fire grew Thursday due to increased gusty winds
  • Containment lines tests but held during wind storms
  • 37,647 acres
  • 62% containment status
  • 187 personnel assigned
  • Transfer of command from NIMO (Hahnenberg) to NIMO (Houseman) occurred today.

The Fire Images in this post are of the Beaver Creek Fire (Courtesy:  Inciweb)

Color photo showing people getting ready to release a weather balloon

Color photograph of fire fighters at the Big Laramie Volunteer Fire Dept

Nine young people are pictured standing and kneeling in a group

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