Colorado Wildfire: New Fire in Last 24 Hours is the #SpoolFire

KIM, Colo. – A new wildfire named the #SpoolFire ignited from an unknown cause within the last 24 hours in Las Animas County or 17 miles southwest of Kim, Colorado.

Current Status

The fire has scorched 450 acres of short grass and timber.  Fire crews have successfully reached a 95% containment status.  Fire behavior is still considered to be active.

Photo Credit | DFPC

Resources

There are 42 personnel assigned along with 1 crew, 1 engine and 1 helicopter.

Incident Cooperators

American Red Cross, DFPC Fire, Juniper Valley HC

Damage Assessment

The cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment total so far is $30,000.

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