Wildfire at Apex Park

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From Jeffco Open Space 5min ago
NOTICE: Active wildfire at Apex Park. Park Rangers and Jeffco Sheriff are on scene. The park was closed for muddy conditions and will remain closed until further notice. Follow @jeffcosheriffco for details and updates as they develop. #jeffcotrails
09 Nov 2019 14:13 #1

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Jeffco Sheriff 3min ago
JCSO has responded to a brush fire just west of heritage park. About 1/8th acre in size. With Golden FD and Foothills FD. No homes in danger
09 Nov 2019 14:14 #2

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Requesting a Type VI engine & crew from Evergreen Fire and West Metro Fire to assist.
09 Nov 2019 14:33 #3
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Elk Creek Fire’s Wildland Module is en route.

Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 12min ago
Member of Foothills FD
09 Nov 2019 15:07 #4
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NOTICE: Active wildfire at Apex Park. Park Rangers and Jeffco Sheriff are on scene. The park was closed for muddy conditions and will remain closed until further notice. Follow @JeffcoSheriff for details and updates as they develop. #jeffcotrails
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09 Nov 2019 15:08 #5

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Requesting mutual aid of a Type 6 engine from Inter-Canyon Fire and Indian Hills Fire.
Staging at 100 Parkview Ave, Lookout Mountain
09 Nov 2019 15:12 #6

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Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 15min ago
The APEX fire is at 16.8 acres and holding. Fire crews will work on the fire tonight and through the night. Still no homes or structures at risk. Thank you to all the agencies assisting! This will be the last update of the night unless something changes.

West Metro Fire @westmetrofire 48min ago
Our firefighters, working in Division Zulu on the brush fire burning in the foothills west of Golden, near Apex Park in Jefferson County. Fire estimated at 17 acres.


Jeffco Public Health @JeffcoPH 1hr ago
If moderate to heavy smoke is visible, air quality has reached levels that are unhealthy. Know the health effects of smoke, symptoms to look for & how you can protect yourself: bit.ly/2OX9Q8I #ApexFire
@jeffcosheriffco
09 Nov 2019 17:43 #7
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Jeffco Sheriff 13 min ago
APEX fire update: fire area did not grow over night. Currently no flames or smoke visible. Fire crews attacking hot spots today. Damage to Apex park and trail will be assessed. Park and trail remain closed until further notice.
10 Nov 2019 08:04 #8

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UPDATE: Apex Park is still closed until further notice after this past weekend's fire that burned 16.8 acres. Thanks to the quick action of our Rangers, first responders, and firefighters no evacuations or injuries were reported. Hotspots remain and are being monitored closely. Updates will be posted here as they are available. Thanks for your patience! #jeffcotrails
Our mission is to PRESERVE open space & parkland, PROTECT park & natural resources, and PROVIDE healthy nature-based activities.
jeffco.us/open-space
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12 Nov 2019 16:38 #9
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NOTICE: Apex Park and White Ranch Park (east) will reopen tomorrow, 11/14, following muddy trail conditions and a fire closure. The fire at Apex Park burned 16.8 total acres without any injuries or evacuations. The cause of the fire has not been determined. If you find hotspots or see smoke or flames, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY REPORT TO JEFFCO DISPATCH at 303.980.7300

Remember, this time of year trails can be dry, muddy, and icy all at the same time. Always be prepared with extra gear and microspikes. Know before you go for official alerts & closures www.jeffco.us/1531/Alerts-Closures
Our mission is to PRESERVE open space & parkland, PROTECT park & natural resources, and PROVIDE healthy nature-based activities.
jeffco.us/open-space
Find us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @JeffcoOpenSpace
www.pinterest.com/lookoutmtnc/jefferson-...co-open-space-parks/
13 Nov 2019 16:54 #10

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