3:03 pm - Tuesday August 22, 0338

USFS Pike National Forest Lime Gulch Fire Update

The South Platte Ranger District of the Pike National Forest is managing the Lime Gulch wildfire along with the Jefferson County Sheriff Department and cooperators.

 

A Type 3 Management Team has been mobilized and is managing this wildfire.  No cause is available at this time. The fire is burning in Douglas-fir and heavy ground cover.

 

LIME GULCH FIRE FACTS:

•             Pike National Forest – South Platte Ranger District jurisdiction

•             500 acres (estimated) and making short “crown” runs

•             2 – Type 2 Initial Attack (IA) crews

•             2 – Type 1 IHCs

•             Air Attack

•             Air Tankers

•             T3 Helicopter

 

Refer questions concerning evacuations to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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InciWeb at: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov (will soon be available)

 

Twitter: PSICC_NF

 

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