|HIGH PARK FIRE MAP|
Released: 21 hrs. ago
Red Cross Safe and Well Registration
|Cause||Under Investigation, Suspected Lightning|
|Date of Origin||Saturday June 09th, 2012 approx. 05:54 AM|
|Location||appx. 15 miles west of Fort Collins|
|Incident Commander||Bill Hahnenberg|
The norwest portion of the fire is active and Type 1 helitankers are working in that area. Fire movement toward the northwest portion of Horsetooth Reservoir has subsided, however fire activity can increase in the afternoon. Today the fire is expected to be fuels driven and winds will be a factor. Flame lengths have been 300 feet and as been moving at 20-40 feet per minute at times.
Evacuations in place (see above). Go to LETA911.org to register for emergency notifications.
Approximately 400 personnel on scene. Air resources on scene include: 5 heavy air tankers, 5 SEATs (single engine air tankers), 2 Type 1 heavy helitankers and 1 Blackhawk helicoper. Approximately 15 engines are on scene. A Type 1 Management Team has assumed command as of 6:30 a.m. Monday. Additional ground, air and engines have been ordered.
areas of rough terrain and beetle killed trees
Small animals contact Larimer County Humane Society at 222-3647 or 498-5476. Large animals can go to The Ranch. Weather is expected to be warm today with light winds out of the west in the morning shifting out of the east/southeast later today. Relative humidity is expected to remain around 4 percent.