Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

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Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:06 pm

Possible wildfire - Burland area. Emergency crews en route.

Access through Holmes Gulch Way.

Holmes Gulch Fire.

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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:25 pm

Calling in a helicopter.

Discussing limited evacuation in immediate area.


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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:02 pm

Now reporting at 2 acres.

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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:54 pm

Notice from Park County:

Wildfire at Holmes Gulch Way

Approximate size of the fire is 2 acres with a wet line in front of the fire. The Forest Service, Platte Canyon Fire and the Park County Sheriff's Office have established a unified command. Residents have been given a Level 1 Evacuation notice. 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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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:06 pm

From USFS:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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

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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:21 pm

Update from USFS:

Fire Activity 6/05/2018

Holmes Gulch Fire
Time Reported: 4:54 pm
Size: 3 acres
Location: South Platte RD, Jefferson County, 4 miles south of Pine Co
Resources: Forest Service and Jefferson County
Containment:
Structures Threatened:
Closures: None
Cause:
Fuels: Grass/pondo
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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:03 pm

Reporting at 3 1/2 acres.

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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:28 pm

From Park County Government: #HolmesGulchFire


Latest Update:
June 5, 2018 9:14 PM

Residents are allowed to return to their homes Those with respiratory issues may want to delay their return. The fire will be monitored by units on scene throughout the night. Smoke and flames will be visible throughout the night.

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Re: Holmes Gulch wildfire - Burland area (Bailey)

Post by ParkBull » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:37 am

From Park County:


Latest Update:
June 6, 2018 7:12 AM

Fire command has been turned over to Elk Creek Fire this morning.

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