Fire near Holmes Gulch

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MountainTownAlerts created the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 17:11 #1

Per cosmiccowboy55: Holmes Gulch / Hayman burn area, Platte Canyon, Elk Creek, and North Fork are searching for a fire. Flames seen.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 17:15 #2

Looks to be about half an acre, active flames on one side, smoldering on the other. Best access is off of Holmes Gulch Way. Trying to determine if it's in Jeffco or Park County.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 17:25 #3

Platte Canyon is on scene, USFS en route. Reporting as lightning strike, North Fork Fire believes it's located in Park County.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 17:40 #4
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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 17:53 #5
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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 18:11 #6

Approximately 5% containment, but they believe they will be able to get it under control. West Metro Fire is also on scene.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 18:43 #7

USFS_Pike&San Isabel @PSICC_NF 11 minutes ago
#HolmesGulchFire, South Park RD, Park County, 4 miles W of Pine, CO. 2 acres, grass/pondo, Resources on scene

Fire Activity 6/05/2018
Holmes Gulch Fire

Time Reported: 4:54 pm
Size: 2 acres
Location: South Platt RD, Park County, 4 miles south of Pine Junction
Resources: Forest Service
Containment:
Structures Threatened:
Closures: None
Cause:
Fuels: Grass and ponderosa pine

#HolmesGulchFire

This map is an approximate location


psiccfireinfo.blogspot.com/2018/06/fire-...052018.html?spref=tw

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 18:44 #8

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 18:53 #9

Wind blowing 5-10mph in northwest direction, fire creeping. Firefighters getting water on fire.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Fire near Holmes Gulch 05 Jun 2018 18:57 #10

Park County @ParkCounty 24 seconds ago
# Wildfire at Holmes Gulch Way. It's within 1/2 mile radius of 168 Holmes Gulch Way, on the border of Jefferson/Park Counties south of Pine Junction. Approx size of the fire is 2 acres with a wet line in front of the fire. Residents have been given a Level 1 Evacuation notice.

Edit to add: This means residents need to be ready to evacuate and are encouraged to remove livestock and pets out of the area and to prepare for a full evacuation. Evacuations are voluntary but, residents are encouraged to leave if concerned. At this time there are no road closures in effect.

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