Tree fire on CR 56 southeast of Jefferson, Park County

23 Jun 2020 21:58 #1 by MountainTownAlerts
Per cosmiccowboy55: tree on fire, County Rd 56. Jefferson-Como and Platte Canyon Fire responding. Jefferson-Como requesting latitude/longitude location of the fire, crews en route to determine.

Map of location of CR 56, not of the fire exactly, for reference
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23 Jun 2020 22:01 - 23 Jun 2020 22:03 #2 by MountainTownAlerts
One tree fully involved, about 200 yards off CR 56 and 4 miles down from Hwy 285. Requesting a brush truck from North-West Fire (District 4).

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23 Jun 2020 22:13 #3 by MountainTownAlerts
Platte Canyon Fire engine has just turned off of Hwy 285 onto CR 56 en route to the fire. Crews on scene have gotten control of the fire, flames at the top of the tree are out, it's smoldering at the base and roots.

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23 Jun 2020 23:32 - 23 Jun 2020 23:49 #5 by MountainTownAlerts
The tree is down and crews are in mop up.

Edit to add 11:49pm: Platte Canyon engine has been released from the scene

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23 Jun 2020 23:54 #6 by MountainTownAlerts
Hot spots are out, fire is contained. Crews will return in the morning to check on it. Command terminated, District 6 returning to the fire station.

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