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NOTE: RMACC News & Notes will not provide you all the fire activity occurring in the Rocky Mountain Area. ALL initial attack activity in the Rocky Mountain Geographic Area is managed within the local centers' area of influence, using their own or their neighbors' resources. We will only place entries where RMACC is being impacted (i.e. ordering resources for an incident) or specific intelligence received on an incident is relayed to RMACC. RMACC News & Notes can also be followed on Twitter.

NEWS & NOTES ARE GENERALLY POSTED 7-DAYS A WEEK DURING THE CORE FIRE SEASON.

FS/PC = Full Suppression/Perimeter Control; MCC = Monitor/Confine/Contain; ac. = acres; IMT = Incident Management Team; IC = Incident Commander; AT = Airtanker; VLAT = Very Large Airtanker; SEAT = Single Engine Air Tanker; Lead = Lead Plane; AA = Air Attack; ASM = Aerial Supervision Module; SMKJ = Smokejumper; T1H = Type 1 Helicopter; T2H = Type 2 Helicopter; T3H = Type 3; Helicopter; IHC = Interagency Hotshot Crew; T1C = Type 1 Crew; T2IAC = Type 2 Initial Attack Crew; T2C = Type 2 Crew; ENG = Wildland Fire Engine; FF = Firefighter

Date

Time

RMACC News & Notes

10/9/2018

1250

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being reduced to 1 (PL1).

10/04/2018

1140

NEW: Effective at 1200 MDT today, the National Preparedness Level is being reduced to 1 (PL1)

9/24/2018

1252

NEW: Effective at 1400 MDT today, the National Preparedness Level is being reduced to 2 (PL2)

9/23/2018

0810

Update: Ryan (WY-MRF) 30 Miles NW of Walden, CO. (40 58 40 N x 106 44 49 W). NIMO (Quisenberry) on order. MMA updated acreage on 9/22 1930 @ 8,685 acres. #Ryanfire

9/17/2018

1715

NEW: Long Hollow (CO-PSF) 9 miles SE of Deckers, CO. (39 12 47 N x 105 04 05 W) 1.5 acres. ASM, 2 Heavy A/Ts, 2 T3 Helicopters onscene, 2 T2IA Crews ordered. #LongHollowFire

9/16/2018

1635

Update: Ryan (WY-MRF) 30 Miles NW of Walden, CO. (40 58 40 N x 106 44 49 W). RMA IMT2 (Greer) has been ordered. #Ryanfire

9/16/2018

1305

NEW: Ryan (WY-MRF) 30 Miles NW of Walden, CO. (40 58 40 N x 106 44 49 W). 75 acres. Timber. Air Attack, Lead, 2 Heavy A/Ts 4, SEATs ordered. #Ryanfire

9/13/2018

1445

Update:  Silver Creek (CO-MRF) 20 miles SE of Steamboat Springs, CO.  (40 13 24 N x 106 39 18 W).  6,870 acres.  RMA IMT2 (Esperance) has been ordered / mobilizing. In-brief tomorrow. #SilverCreekFire

9/7/2018

1615

NEW: Effective at 1400 MDT today, the National Preparedness Level is being reduced to 4 (PL4)

9/5/2018

1130

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, September 5th, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being reduced to 2 (PL2).

8/30/2018

1155

NEW: Effective at 1400 MDT today, the National Preparedness Level is being reduced to 4 (PL4)

8/28/2018

1230

NEW: Britania Mountain (WY-ALX) 28 miles W of Wheatland, WY. (42 06 53 N x 105 21 59 W). Apprx. 18,000 acres. Short grass and timber. RM IMT2 (Greer) reassigned/mobilizing. #BritaniaMountainFire

8/20/2018

0800

Update: Bull Draw (CO-UPD) 12 Miles NW of Nucla, CO. (38 27 25 N x 108 39 54 W). 28,390 acres. RMA IMT2 (Greer) has been ordered and will in-brief Tuesday 8/21 at 0900 MDT.

8/14/2018

1745

UPDATE CORRECTION:  WY-MRF NOT CO-MRF. Silver Creek (WY-MRF) 20 miles SE of Steamboat Springs, CO.  (40 13 24 N x 106 39 18 W).  3,202 acres.  RMA IMT2 (Esperance) has been ordered / mobilizing. In-brief tomorrow. #SilverCreekFire

8/14/2018

1325

NEW:  Silver Creek (CO-MRF) 20 miles SE of Steamboat Springs, CO.  (40 13 24 N x 106 39 18 W).  3,202 acres.  RMA IMT2 (Esperance) has been ordered / mobilizing. In-brief tomorrow. #SilverCreekFire

8/13/2018

1218

Update: Cabin Lake (CO-WRF) 16 Miles SE of Meeker, CO. (39 54 40 N x 107 38 00 W). 2,404 acres. SA IMT2 (Parrish) has been re-assigned / mobilizing. #CabinLakeFire

8/12/2018

1330

NEW: Vineyard (SD-SDS) 2 Miles SE of Hot Springs, SD. (43 24 54 N x 103 27 00 W). Approx. 180 acres. SA IMT2 (Parrish) has been re-assigned / mobilizing. #VineyardFire

8/8/2018

0750

NEW: Plateau (CO-SJF) 12 Miles N of Dolores, CO. (37 39 28 N x 108 28 27 W). Approx 8,000 acres. RMA IMT2 (Greer) has been ordered / mobilizing. #PlateauFire

8/4/2018

1717

NEW: Bull Draw (CO-UPD) 12 Miles NW of Nucla, CO. (38 27 25 N x 108 39 54 W). 5,076 acres. EA IMT2 (Pisarek) has been ordered.

7/29/2018

2145

NEW: Cache Creek (CO-WRF) 10 Miles SW of Rifle, CO. (39 24 13 N x 107 53 22 W). Active fire behavior with spotting. Approx 300 acres. RMA IMT2 (Esperance) has been ordered. #CacheCreekFire

7/29/2018

2145

NEW: Cabin Lake (CO-WRF) 16 Miles SE of Meeker, CO. (39 54 40 N x 107 38 00 W). Extreme fire behavior. Timber FM. Approx 250 acres. #CabinLakeFire

7/29/2018

2100

NEW: Red Canyon (CO-WRD) 26 miles S of Rangely, CO. (39 41 20 N x 108 45 28 W). Apprx. 1,500 acres. Oil and gas infrastructure and FAA Tower threatened.  SWA IMT2 (Andrews) reassigned. #RedCanyonFire

729/2018

1810

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being elevated to 3 (PL3).

7/28/2018

1420

NEW: Black Butte (WY-RSD) 21 Miles SE of Rock Springs, WY. (41 31 37 N x 108 47 17 W). 150 acres. Short Grass and Brush. Air Attack and 2 SEAT’s, 4 Engines at scene, Leadplane, 2 Large Airtankers, 2 SEATs ordered. #BlackButteFire

7/27/2018

1500

NEW: Effective at 1400 MDT today, the National Preparedness Level is being elevated to 5 (PL5)

7/23/2018

1300

NEW: Sulphur Fire (CO-WRD) 8 Miles N of Meeker, CO. (40 09 04 N x 107 54 43 W). 637 acres. Timber and grass understory with brush. SWA Type 2 IMT (Andrews) will also manage the Sulphur Fire once in place. #SulphurFire

7/21/2018

1630

Update: Indian Valley (CO-WRD) 20 miles NW of Meeker. CO. (40 12 32N x 108 13 24W) 4,700 acres. SWA IMT2 (Andrews) has been ordered/mobilizing.

7/21/2018

1400

NEW: Effective at 1400 MDT today the National Preparedness Level will be increasing to Preparedness Level 4 (PL4)

7/20/2018

1705

NEW: Indian Valley (CO-WRD) 20 Miles NW of Meeker, CO. (40 12 32 N x 108 13 23 W). 800 acres. Timber and grass understory with brush. Air Attack, 1 Heavy Air Tanker, 3 Seats, 2 T3 Helicopters, 2 T2IA Crews.  Active fire behavior, high rate of spread.  #IndianValleyFire

7/18/2018

2100

Update: Lake Christine (CO-EAX) 1 mile NW of Basalt CO. Eagle County. (39 22 16N x 107 02 34W)  RMA IMT2 (Greer) has been ordered.IMT2 (short)7

7/16/2018

11:45

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, July 16th, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being reduced to 2 (PL2).

7/9/2018

1900

NEW: SKUNK CREEK (CO-LSD) 10 Miles SE of Baggs, WY. (40 58 32 N x 107 31 45 W). 650 acres. Timber grass and understory & Brush. Air Attack, 4 Seats, 4 Crews, 7 Engines. #SkunkCreekFire

7/9/2018

1800

NEW: Effective at 1800 today, July 9th, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being reduced to 3 (PL3).

7/9/2018

1745

NEW: TEREK (WY-WBD) 11 Miles NE of Worland, WY. (44 06 30 N x 107 47 27 W). 20,000 acres. Short Grass & Brush. Air Attack, Leadplane, 2 Large Airtankers, 2 MAFFs, 4 SEATs, 1 T1 Helo, 1 T3 Helo, 20 Engines. #TerekFire

7/8/2018

1900

NEW:  FAWN (CO-WRD) 30 miles SSW of Meeker, CO.  (39 44 46 N x 108 24 21 W).  450 acres.  Sage and Juniper.  Air Attack, Leadplane, 2 MAFFs, Type 3 Helo, 4 crews, 6 engines.

7/4/2018

1400

NEW: Effective at 1400 today, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being elevated to 4 (PL4)

7/4/2018

1400

Update: Lake Christine (CO-EAX) 1 mile NW of Basalt CO. Eagle County. (39 22 16N x 107 02 34W) estimated 328+ acres. Northern Rockies IMT2 (Almas) has been ordered.

7/4/2018

0800

NEW: Lake Christine (CO-EAX) 1 mile NW of Basalt CO. Eagle County. (39 22 16N x 107 02 34W) estimated 100+ acres. Air Attack, Type 2 Helo, Type 3 Helo, 2 IA crews committed. Local IMT3 ordered.

7/2/2018

1545

NEW: Adobe (CO-PSF) 6 miles West of Wetmore CO. Custer County. (38 12 16N x 105 10 16W) 6 acres. Timber. Air Attack, Lead Plane, 1 Heavy Airtanker, Type 2 Helo, 2 IA crews. IMT3 ordered.

06/30/2018

2030

Update: Spring Creek (CO-CTX) 9 miles NE of Fort Garland CO. (37 29 47N x 105 17 26W) 40,732 acres. RMA Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been ordered and will be managing the north side of the incident. #SpringCreekFire

6/30/2018

0820

Update: Weston Pass (CO-PSF) 12 miles SW of Fairplay CO. (39 03 18N x 106 04 07W) 1,300 acres. RMA Type 1 IMT has been ordered and will also manage the Chateau fire once in place. Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been reassigned to RMA Preposition.

6/29/2018

1800

NEW: Chateau (CO-TLX) 8 miles NW of Cripple Creek CO. (38 48 55N x 105 18 23W) 106 acres. Multi–agency response (FS, BLM and County). 1 SEAT on scene.

6/29/2018

1800

NEW: Weston Pass (CO-PSF) 12 miles SW of Fairplay CO. (39 03 18N x 106 04 07W) 1,269 acres. RMA Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been ordered.

6/29/2018

1700

New: Stonemore (CO-PUX) 4 miles W of Pueblo, CO. East of Pueblo Reservoir (38 15 13N x 104 41 28W) Est. 137 acres. Local Resources on scene. Air Attack ,1 T1 Helo and 1 T2 Helo ordered. #Stonemore

6/29/2018

1700

NEW: Divide (CO-MFX) 24 miles NW of Craig, CO. (40 46 56N x 107 50 10W) Est. 120 acres. PJ, Grass and Sage. 1 Air Attack, 4 SEATs on scene. 3 Engines ordered and enroute. #DivideFire

6/29/2018

1700

NEW: Weston Pass (CO-PSF) 12 miles SW of Fairplay CO. (39 03 18N x 106 04 07W) 200 acres. Air Attack, 1Type 1 Helo, 1Type 2 Helo, 1Type 3 Helo, Type1 IHC, 2Type IA crews on scene. Heavy Airtanker, Lead Plane, Air Attack, 4 Type 2 Crews ordered. #WestonPass

6/29/2018

1300

NEW: Effective at 1300 today the National Preparedness Level is being elevated to 3 (PL3).

6/28/2018

1700

NEW: Sugarloaf (CO-ARF) 13 miles NE of Silverthorne CO. Darling Creek Drainage (39 48 42N x 105 59 43W) 200 acres. Beetle-killed Lodgepole pine- 60 % mortality.

6/28/2018

1200

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being elevated to 3 (PL3).

6/27/2018

2050

Update: Spring Creek (CO-CTX) 9 miles NE of Fort Garland CO. (37 29 47N x 105 17 26W) 920 acres. RMA Type 2 IMT (Greer) has been ordered. #SpringCreekFire

6/27/2018

2015

NEW: NEW: Spring Creek (CO-CTX) 9 miles NE of Fort Garland CO. (37 29 47N x 105 17 26W) 920 acres. 1 Air Attack, 1 Lead, 1 heavy Airtanker, 4 SEATs, Type 2 Helo on scene. Type 1 Helo and Type 2 IA crew ordered. Local resources on scene.

6/19/2018

1250

Update: 416 (CO-SJF) 14 mi North of Durango CO. (37 27 38 N X 107 48 29W) 34,161 acres. RMA NIMO (Reinarz) has been ordered

6/18/2018

1130

NEW: Effective at 1200 today, June 18, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being reduced to 2 (PL2).

6/15/2018

1430

NEW: Upper Mailbox (CO-UPD) 7 miles NW Norwood, CO. (38 12 53N x 108 21 11W) Est. 15 acres. PJ, Sage, and Grass. Active Fire Behavior w/ Spotting. 1 T2 Helo and Air Attack on scene. 3 Heavy Airtankers, Lead, 2 SEATS and 1 IHC ordered. #UpperMailboxFire

6/14/2018

1755

NEW: Weintz (WY-BHX) 20 miles NE of Worland WY. (44 11 17N x 107 20 21W) Est. 500 acres. Grass and Sage. 1 Air Attack, 1 Lead, 4 heavy Airtankers Ordered. Local Response on scene.

6/13/2018

1300

UPDATE: Buffalo (CO-WRF) 2 mi W of Silverthorne, CO (39 37 25N x 106 06 37W) Est. 91 acres. RMA Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been ordered.

6/12/2018

1720

NEW: Effective at 1800 this evening, the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being elevated to 3 (PL3).

6/12/2018

1230

NEW: Buffalo (CO-WRF) 2 miles W of Silverthorne, CO. (39 37 25N x 106 06 37W) Est. 7 acres. In Spruce/Fir with high rate of spread-torching, spotting. 2 Airtankers, 1 Lead, 1 Air Attack, 2 VLATs, 3 T1 Helo, 2 T1 Crews ordered and enroute. #BuffaloFire #Silverthorne

6/11/2018

1615

Update: Badger Creek (WY-MRF) 5 miles SW of Foxpark, WY. (41 01 22N x 106 11 56W) Est. 425 acres. RMA Type 2 IMT (Greer) has been ordered.

6/11/2018

0825

NEW: Badger Creek (WY-MRF) 5 miles SW of Foxpark, WY. 2 miles N WY-CO border. (41 01 22N x 106 11 56W) Est. 100 acres. 1 Air Attack, 1 Type 1 Helicopter, 2 Type 2 IA Crews, and local resources committed.

6/9/2018

1650

NEW: Boco (CO-GWD) 8 miles Northeast of Eagle, CO. (39 42 57N X 106 42 07W) 20 acres. 5 Heavy Air Tankers, 1 Lead Plane, 1 Air Attack, 2 Single Engine Air Tankers, 1 Type 1 Helicopter, 1 Type 3 Helicopter, 1 IHC, and 1 Type 2 IA Crew ordered.  

6/8/2018

1745

NEW: Burro Mountain (CO-SJF) 22 miles Northwest of Durango, CO. (37 31 12N X 108 06 59W) 3-5 acres. 1 Load of SMKJs and Type 2 IA Crew en route, 1 Type 3 Helicopter and 1 IHC ordered.

6/8/2018

1620

NEW: Natty (CO-RGD) 15 miles Northeast of Canon City, CO. (38 35 06N X 105 09 17W) 15 acres. Air Attack, 2 SEATs, and 1 Type 2 Helicopter on scene, 2 Heavy Air Tankers, and 1 Lead ordered.

6/6/2018

1135

Update: 416 (CO-SJF) 14 mi North of Durango CO. (37 27 38 N X 107 48 29W) 4,015 acres. RMA Type 1 IMT (Pechota) has been ordered.

6/5/2018

1950

NEW: Low Gap (CO-GRD) 14 miles Northeast of Grand Junction, CO. Book Cliffs area (39 14 42N X 108 27 40W) 10 acres. 1 IHC, Air Attack and 2 SEATs ordered.

6/5/2018

1940

NEW: Holmes Gulch (CO-JEX) 5 miles East of Bailey CO. (39 24 31N X 105 23 25W) 5 acres. T2 and T3 Helicopters on scene w/ local resources. Lead, 2 Airtankers ordered.

6/5/2018

1700

NEW: Sawmill (CO- GND) 7 miles SE of Lake City, CO. Southeast of Lake San Cristobal. (37 56 54N X 107 16 42W) ½ acre. Type 2 Helicopter, Air Attack and Smkjs- J-97 ordered.

6/4/2018

1855

NEW: Alkali (CO-MNX) 6 mi South of Dove Creek CO. (37 40 16N X 108 52 30W) 10 acres. Ground resources on scene, 2ENG. 2 SEATs ordered.

6/4/2018

1820

NEW: Montezuma Creek (CO-SUA) 14 mi South of Pagosa Springs CO. (37 03 06 N X 107 04 58 W) 5 acres- AT, SEAT, AA, Lead, T3H, T2IAC committed. IMT3 ordered.

6/4/2018

1615

NEW: Love (CO-GMF) 30 mi West of Montrose CO. (38 33 23N X 108 24 35W) appox. 20 ac. 3 A/Ts, Bravo, AA, SMKJ, T1H, 2 T1C, 1 T2IAC ordered.

6/1/2018

1525

Update: 416 (CO-LPX) 14 mi North of Durango CO. (37 27 38 N X 107 48 28W) RMA Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been ordered (reassigned from Horse Park, CO-SJD)

6/1/2018

1220

NEW: 416 (CO-LPX) 14 mi North of Durango CO. (37 27 31N X 107 47 54W) est. 100 ac. 4 A/Ts, 3 SEATs, 2 Ty1 Helos, 2 Ty1 Crw,  A/A ordered.

5/28/2018

1200

NEW: Horse Park (CO-SJD) 52 mi SW of Montrose, CO. (37 55 39N X 108 31 57W) Estimated at 1,000 ac. RMA Type 2 IMT (Esperance) has been ordered.

5/26/2018

1200

NEW: Effective at 1200 today the Rocky Mountain Area Preparedness Level is being elevated to 2 (PL2).

4/13/2018

1050

NEW: Effective at 1300 today the National Preparedness Level is being elevated to 2 (PL2).