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West Fork Complex Fire – evening update July 2nd, 2013

The three fires that make up the West Fork Complex only grew by 194 acres since the last perimeter data was released. The three fires that make up the complex have now burned a total of 96,936 acres and are 7% contained. There are 1,464 personnel on scene.

The only new perimeter data that has been made available was for the Papoose fire.

East Fork Fire – afternoon update July 1st, 2013

A Red Flag Warning has been issued in the area of the East Fork Fire again today. They are expecting dry thunderstorms this afternoon.

The fire’s size remains unchanged at 447 acres but thankfully the hard work of the fire crews means the containment has now grown to 10%.

The crew of approximately 287 personnel continue to douse spot fires and continue with mop-up operations.

West Fork Complex Fire – morning update July 1st, 2013

A view of the Papoose Fire Credit: Chris Campbell

A view of the Papoose Fire
Credit: Chris Campbell

Since our last update the West Fork Complex fire now stands at 96,742 acres. That is up 6,686 acres. There are still 1508 personnel on scene and as of 11:00 am today it is reported as 4% contained.

Hwy 160 and HWY 149 are now open.

There are no public information meetings or media briefings scheduled at this time.

View our large West Fork Fire Complex Map to see daily perimeters of the fire.

East Fork Fire – afternoon update June 28th, 2013

The East Fork Fire has grown from 415 acres to 447 acres. There are 298 personnel on the ground and the fire is reported as 3% contained.

This is a moderately active fire with some spotting.

Firefighter and public safety remain as the highest priorities on this fire.

 

Ox Cart Fire – evening update June 28th, 2013

No new statistics have been released for the Ox Cart Fire. Below you will find that latest perimeter data available.

Currently the fire is stated to be 1,152 acres with 70% containment.

 

 

West Fork Complex Fire – afternoon update June 28th, 2013

The West Fork Complex fires have grown a combined total of 7,052 acres since our last update. There are 1,561 personnel on scene and it is still reported as 0% containment.

Activity on the Windy Pass fire has been minimal with majority of the growth occurring on the Papoose and West Fork Fires.

A Red Flag Warning was issued again today due to dry thunderstorms and gusty winds expected with those storms.

No additional evacuation orders have been issued with the new growth.

View our large West Fork Fire Complex Map to see daily perimeters of the fire.

East Peak Fire – evening update June 28th, 2013

The East Peak Fire only grew by 49 acres and now totals 13,521 acres. There are 519 personnel on scene and the fire is now 75% contained.

There is still a potential for spot fires due to the steep terrain, very heavy timber and continued dry conditions. The fire will not reach 100 percent containment until sufficient interior mop-up is completed.

 

Ox Cart Fire – evening update June 27th, 2013

We now have the perimeter map for the Ox Cart fire. It is 1,152 acres in size and is 70% contained. There are 261 personnel on scene.

It is located approximately 9 miles South of Salida and 15 miles West of Cotopaxi.