29 Jun 2010, 8:57am
Arizona
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Cottonwood WFU Fire

Location: 6 mi E of Klondyke, Graham Co. AZ
Specific Location: Santa Theresa Mtns, Coronado NF, Lat 32° 52´ 54″ Lon 110° 12´ 4″

Date of Origin: 06/24/2010
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 07/15/2010 5:15 pm
Personnel: 0
Size: 729 acres
Percent Contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $40,000

Now reporting “containment”.

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Situation as of 06/29/2010 7:00 pm
Personnel: 25
Size: 729 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $27,000

little/no change in size

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Situation as of 06/28/2010 6:30 pm
Personnel: 24
Size: 729 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Maximum Manageable Area: 28,000 acres

26 Jun 2010, 7:22am
Colorado
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Cow Creek WFU Fire

Location: ~10 mi. NW of Estes Park, Larimer Co. CO
Specific Location: Mt. Dickinson, West Creek, Rocky Mountain NP, approximate Lat 40° 24´ 39″ 40° 28´ 00″ Lon 105° 31´ 54″ 105° 33´ 00″

Date of Origin: 06/24/2010
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 09/16/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 20
Size: 1,056 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $2,600,000 (no update)

Creeping, single tree torching

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Situation as of 09/12/2023 4:30 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 1,050 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $2,600,000 (no update)

New start down range with significant column visible from Estes Park. Cow Creek smoke production increased, which added to the over all big picture of Zone activity. Increase in fire activity today and expected tomorrow. Short runs on north aspect/south flank. Fire still contained to the West Creek Basin.

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Situation as of 09/09/2023 4:00 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 1,001 acres
Percent Contained: 50%

Costs to Date: $2,600,000

Fire continues to move east through the West Creek bottom, W of the original Cow Creek Fire. Fire is established at the bottom of the N aspect of the Division Alpha ridgeline.

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Situation as of 07/03/2023 6:00 pm
Personnel: 83
Size: 916 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $2,282,505

100 percent of the containment objectives for the sections of the fire that are under a containment strategy have been achieved. This percentage does not apply to the area of the fire that is being monitored to meet resource objectives.

Idaho City IHC rehabbed helispot and were released at 1300. Installed monitoring camera for long-term intelligence. Recon flights for RMNP personnel. Transition back to local unit at 2000 tonight.

THIS WILL BE THE LAST #209 UNTIL SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITY OCCURS. A “final” #209 will be submitted when RMNP feels confident in achieving full containment and control around entire perimeter of this fire. Be advised, this incident IS NOT contained; only the northeastern, eastern and southern flanks where suppression action was taken were fully 100% contained.

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Situation as of 07/01/2024 6:00 pm
Personnel: 234
Size: 914 acres
Percent Contained: 80%

Costs to Date: $1,908,072

80 percent of the containment objectives for the sections of the fire that are under a containment strategy have been achieved. This percentage does not apply to the area of the fire that is being monitored to meet resource objectives.

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22 Jun 2010, 9:14am
Colorado
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Parkdale Canyon Fire

Location: 9 mi W of Canon City, Fremont Co., CO
Specific Location: between Hwy 50 and Royal Gorge, Lat 38° 29´ 0″ Lon 105° 21´ 36″

Date of Origin: 06/21/2010
Cause: Under investigation

Situation as of 06/25/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 117
Size: 629 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $1,440,379

Containment achieved at 1800. This will be the final 209. Transfer of command to the host unit will occur at 0600 6/26/10. Acreage breakout is as follows: PVT 414; BLM 215.

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22 Jun 2010, 9:01am
New Mexico
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Long Canyon Fire

Location: 4 mi. E of Las Cruces, Dona Ana Co, NM
Specific Location: Organ Mtns., Lat 32° 14´ 19″ Lon 106° 34´ 22″

Date of Origin: 06/20/2010
Cause: Human

Situation as of 06/25/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 0
Size: 2,582 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

All public lands are open to the public. No further reporting to take place

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Situation as of 06/23/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 79
Size: 2,582 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $811,523

Increase in acreage due to more accurate mapping. Local crew unable to come within 1,000 acres of actual fire size. Type 2 IMT (Cowie) managed to provide accurate statistic.

Significant mop-up and final gridding of the fire occurred today. The New Mexico T-2 IMT will be turning the fire over to the local unit tomorrow 6/24/2010 at 0600.

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Situation as of 06/22/2010 4:30 pm
Personnel: 171
Size: 1,340 acres
Percent Contained: 20%

Structures Threatened: 12 PRIM

Decrease in acreage due to more accurate mapping. 3 Type 1 crews and 1 Type 2IA crew made significant progress working direct fireline with 2 Type 1 helicopters for support. Type 2 IMT(Cowie) will take over fire at 1800 today.

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Situation as of 06/21/2010 5:30 pm
Personnel: 35
Size: 3,500 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Structures Threatened: 12 PRIM

Type 2 IMT ordered late in the afternoon of 6/21.

21 Jun 2010, 10:08am
Arizona
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Paradise Fire

Location: 16 miles SSE of Alpine, Greenlee Co., AZ
Specific Location: Apache-Sitgreaves NF, Lat 33° 38´ 1″, Lon 109° 14´ 42″

Date of Origin: 06/07/2023
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 06/30/2010 4:30 pm
Personnel: 60
Size: 6,355 acres
Percent Contained: 10%

Costs to Date: $3,300,000

Scattered rain showers over the area. Last report until final or significant change.

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Situation as of 06/28/2010 8:00 pm
Personnel: 263
Size: 6,355 acres
Percent Contained: 10%

Costs to Date: $3,017,497

Transition to a Type 3 organization will occur at 0600 on 6/29/2010

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Situation as of 06/27/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 339
Size: 6,355 acres
Percent Contained: 10%

Costs to Date: $2,669,301

Scattered rain showers over the area. No change in acreage. Planning to transition to a local Type 3 organization on Tuesday morning.

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21 Jun 2010, 1:06am
Arizona
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Schultz Fire

Location: 5 mi N Flagstaff,  Coconino Co. AZ
Specific Location: Schultz Pass area near junction of FR 420/556 Lat 35° 27´ 16″ Lon 111° 37´ 26″

Date of Origin: 06/20/2010
Cause: Human

Situation as of 07/09/2023 4:00 pm
Personnel: 0
Size: 15,075 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $9,290,000

Final 209. Fire within containment lines smoldering and consuming interior fuels. Suppression rehab complete, awaiting BAER work to commence.

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20 Jun 2010, 11:41am
Colorado
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Water Creek Fire

Location: ~15 mi NW of Rifle, Garfield Co. CO
Specific Location: off of Hwy 13, near the Roan Plateau, BLM, Colorado River Valley Field Office (formerly Glenwood Springs — site of Storm King Mountain Monument) Lat 39° 36´ 1″ Lon 107° 56´ 31″

Date of Origin: 06/19/2010
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/20/2010 5:40 pm
Personnel: 0
Size: 375 acres
Percent Contained: not reported

Costs to Date: $425,000 (no update)

Fire declared out today.

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Situation as of 06/28/2010 6:15 pm
Personnel: 20
Size: 375 acres
Percent Contained: 50%

Costs to Date: $425,000 (no update)

Increase in size due to more accurate mapping. Prior mapping miscalulated the size of the fire by half. We’re not talking best and brightest when it comes to the BLM.

Kings Peak Whoofoo Module has assumed command. Their job is to monitor the fire, but ironically, they do not issue monitoring reports. Therefore this is the last report we can expect on this fire.

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Situation as of 06/26/2010 5:15 pm
Personnel: 43
Size: 216 acres
Percent Contained: 30%

Costs to Date: $425,000 (no update)

1 IHC and 2 WFM’s are currently staffing the fire. Last report unless significant activity/demob occurs.

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Situation as of 06/25/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 216 acres
Percent Contained: 30%

Costs to Date: $425,000 (no update)

East flank pretty well contained. Quiet day today, RH increasing as front moves through. Smoldering, no torching observed.

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18 Jun 2010, 6:36pm
Colorado
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Medano Fire

Location: 70 mi SW of Pueblo, Saguache Co. CO
Specific Location: Little Medano Ck, North Horse Canyon, Great Sand Dunes NP and Pike and San Isabel NF, Lat 37° 48´ 23″ Lon 105° 29´ 20″

Date of Origin: 06/6/2023
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/05/2023 8:00 am
Personnel: 9
Size: 6,249 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $4,723,767

IC will transition to Paul Duarte at 1900 8-6-10.

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Situation as of 07/29/2010 11:00 am
Personnel: 12
Size: 6,249 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $4,697,917

Fire has received up to an inch of rain in some areas over the last 7 days, although rain has been very localized and not wide spread in some instances.

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Situation as of 07/22/2010 3:00 pm
Personnel: 13
Size: 6,249 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $4,670,000

Creeping, smoldering and small areas of surface fire where continuous fuels exist. The fire continues to back down into Castle Creek and seasonally cured heavy dead and down fuels are burning within the interior.

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Situation as of 07/15/2010 5:30 pm
Personnel: 32
Size: 6,249 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $4,526,000

Conditions continue to be warmer and drier and heavy dead and down fuels continue to smolder. Fire increased ten acres in size due to activity in the Castle Creek Drainage. Torching and uphill runs with noticeable smoke. No precipitation since July 8th.

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Situation as of 07/10/2023 3:00 pm
Personnel: 32
Size: 6,239 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $4,400,000

Conditions are warmer and drier and heavy dead and down fuels continue to smolder. Local Type 3 organization is managing the fire.

It was local fire management that failed to even attempt to contain the Medano Fire in the first place, allowing the fire to blow up. Somebody at Great Sand Dunes NP owes the American taxpayer $4.4 million dollars, the cost of their screw-up. Remember this name: Art Hutchinson. He’s the Supe of the GSDNP and the ultimate responsible party.

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18 Jun 2010, 10:10am
Arizona
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Eagle Rock Fire

Location: 11 mi NE of Williams, Coconino Co. AZ
Specific Location: Humphrey’s Peak, 2 mi W of Spring Valley, Kaibab NF, Lat 35° 20´ 35″ Lon 111° 59´ 7″

Date of Origin: 06/11/2023
Cause: Under investigation

Situation as of 06/25/2010 8:00 pm
Personnel: 78
Size: 3,420 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $3,700,000

Anticipate transfer back to local unit 6/28/2010

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Situation as of 06/24/2010 8:00 pm
Personnel: 79
Size: 3,420 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $3,487,000 (no update)

Patrol, hold and mop-up. Assess rehab needs.

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Situation as of 06/23/2010 3:00 pm
Personnel: 270
Size: 3,420 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $3,487,000

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Situation as of 06/22/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 319
Size: 3,420 acres
Percent Contained: 80%

Costs to Date: $3,183,000

Transition to Type 3 organization will occur at 1800 tomorrow.

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14 Jun 2010, 9:01am
New Mexico
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Tecolote Fire

Location: 15 mi WNW of Las Vegas, San Miguel Co, NM
Specific Location: Tecolote Ck, ~5 mi NW of Cabo Lucero, Santa Fe NF, Lat 35° 40´ 51″ Lon 105° 28´ 46″

Date of Origin: 06/11/2023
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 07/03/2023 2:30 pm
Personnel: 3
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $5,489,425 (no update)

Due to significant amount of precipitation fire is 100% contained. All resources except Road Grader and Finance will be demobed today.

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Situation as of 06/27/2010 4:00 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $5,489,425

Type 3 team transition to Type 4, local district in place.

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14 Jun 2010, 8:43am
New Mexico
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South Fork Fire

Location: 20 miles W of Espanola, Los Alamos Co., NM
Specific Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve [here], Santa Fe NF, Lat 36° 2´ 21″, Lon 106° 26´ 40″

Date of Origin: 06/10/2023
Cause: Under investigation

Situation as of 07/15/2010 12:30 pm
Personnel: 8
Size: 17,100 acres
Percent Contained: 95%

Costs to Date: $8,980,000

Monitor.

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Situation as of 07/09/2023 12:30 pm
Personnel: 40
Size: 17,100 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $8,875,000

Monitor.

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Situation as of 07/03/2023 4:15 pm
Personnel: 137
Size: 17,086 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $8,728,532

Mop-up, patrol and rehab in all Divisions. Transition to Type 4 IC on 7/4/2023 at 1800.

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Situation as of 07/01/2024 5:00 pm
Personnel: 209
Size: 17,086 acres
Percent Contained: 65%

Costs to Date: $8,405,930

Smoldering only in high concentrations of heavy fuel and duff layer. Crews will continue rehab and patrol the fire perimeter in all Divisions. East and West spike camps will be demobed.

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Situation as of 06/30/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 209
Size: 17,086 acres
Percent Contained: 50%

Costs to Date: $8,145,463

Fire burned 5 more acres with low activity. Flame lengths are 1-3 feet and slow movement in mixed conifer.

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8 Jun 2010, 10:25am
New Mexico
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Aspen Fire

Location: 30 mi NE of Silver City, Gila NF, Grant Co, NM
Specific Location: Black Canyon Ck, ~8 mi W of Reeds Peak, Lat 33° 9´ 35″ Lon 107° 58´ 16″

Date of Origin: 06/06/2023
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 06/29/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 23
Size: 3,200 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

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2 Jun 2010, 12:37pm
Other States
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Eagle Trail Fire

Location: W of Tanacross, Tanana Valley, AK
Specific Location: Galman Lake to Crystal Springs, N and S of the Tanana River, 63.333 lat, -143.317 lon

Date of Origin: 05/26/2010
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 06/14/2010 9:00 am
Personnel: 390
Size: 17,934 acres
Percent Contained: 78%

Rain on fire. Crews will continue to build line and cold trail along the un-contained northern and western flanks of the fire. Crews will begin pulling hose from the Mansfield Lake Village area and the cabin north of the Tanana River on the SW corner of the fire. Demobe of excess equipment is continuing. Suppression repair work is ongoing south of the Alaska Highway.

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2 Jun 2010, 12:01pm
New Mexico
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Rio (Jemez) Fire

Location: Jemez Mtns, Sante Fe NF, Los Alamos Co., NM
Specific Location: W of Hwy 126, Jemez Road, 1/2 mile SW of Fenton Lake, Lat 35° 50´ 59″, Lon 106° 45´ 41″

Date of Origin: 06/01/2024
Cause: Under investigation (abandoned campfire suspected)

Situation as of 06/05/2023 6:20 pm
Personnel: 347
Size: 1,356 acres
Percent Contained: 85%

Costs to Date: $2,052,055

Mop-up in progress in all divisions. Waterbars completed on 50% of hand line around the fire. Started resource demob.

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Situation as of 06/04/2023 6:45 pm
Personnel: 433
Size: 1,356 acres
Percent Contained: 50%

Costs to Date: $1,388,495

Reduction in acreage is due to more accurate ground GPS mapping. Mop-up under way.

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Situation as of 06/03/2023 7:00 pm
Personnel: 334
Size: 1,405 acres
Percent Contained: 35%

Costs to Date: $697,200

No explanation given for cost estimate reduction. Transition from Archuleta’s Type 3 team to Cowies Type 2 team. Arrival of type 1 crews facilitated completion of the line around the fire.

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Situation as of 06/01/2024 23:30 pm
Personnel: 186
Size: 600 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $2,500,000

Structures Threatened: 48 PRIM , 9 COMM , 26 OUTB

News reports say 700 to 800 acres this morning (June 2). Evacuations ordered for the 7 Springs community and the area around Fenton Lake — around 70 people. Fenton Lake SP is temporarily closed. An emergency shelter has been set up at the Jemez Valley Schools campus.

2 Jun 2010, 12:00pm
Arizona Idaho
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Horseshoe Fire

Location: 5 mi. S of Portal, Cochise Co. NM
Specific Location: SF Cave Ck., Coronado NF, Lat 31° 49´ 4″, Lon 109° 12´ 9″

Date of Origin: 05/26/2010
Cause: Human

Situation as of 06/29/2010 7:00 pm
Personnel: 14
Size: 3,401 acres
Percent Contained: 95%

Costs to Date: $9,879,000 (no update)

Heavy thunderstorm activity and significant rainfall over the fire area.

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Situation as of 06/28/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 14
Size: 3,401 acres
Percent Contained: 85%

Costs to Date: $9,879,000

Opening South Fork road to public and all campgrounds. Transitioning to Type 3 IC.

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Situation as of 06/27/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 71
Size: 3,386 acres
Percent Contained: 85%

Costs to Date: $9,814,145

Transition to local Type 3 team will occur at noon on 28 June 2010. No fire activity was observed today.

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