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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