Hewlett Fire

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Hewlett Fire

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Approximate Location

40.693 latitude, -105.311 longitude

Incident Overview

The Hewlett Fire was reported Monday afternoon 5/14/12 on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest. The fire is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Fort Collins, 10 miles west of the junction of Hwy 14 and Hwy 287 near the Hewlett Gulch Trail in the Poudre Canyon.The fire is 100% contained and control. Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) implementation has been completed. The Greyrock and Hewlett Gulch Trails remain closed.

Firefighters appreciate the support that the public has shown while they have been serving them.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday May 14th, 2012 approx. 01:00 PM
LocationNortheast of Hewlett Gulch Trailhead, north of Highway 14 in the Poudre Canyon

Current Situation

Size7,685 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday May 22nd, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Primarily open timber, grass, and shrubs.

Significant Events

Burn Area Emergency Recovery (BAER) implementation is expect to start in late July.


Projected Incident Activity



Burned acres by ownership: Private 1,322, state 245, USFS 6,118.

Unit Information

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Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests/Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E Fort Collins Colorado 80526
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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