Beulah Fire – Colorado – Update 2

Updated @ 1930 PDT

Wind-driven Beulah Fire started on 10/3/2016 @ 1300 hours and was caused by human-intervention.

It is located approximately 15 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado on the Pike – San Isabel National Forests.

Courtesy/Pueblo County Public Health

The fire has consumed 5232 acres and is listed at a 90% containment status.  About 14 homes have been destroyed.  Cost-to-Date is $940,000.00.

Currently, fire behavior is moderate, flanking and backing.  It is burning heavy fuels in the St. Charles drainage.

There are 272 personnel in addition to 7 crews, 28 engines and 3 helicopters.

There is a RED FLAG WARNING currently in effect.

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