The Himes Peak Fire has been burning in the Flat Tops Wilderness within the burn perimeter of the 2002 Big Fish Fire. It is currently 100% contained. Firefighters are mopping up and rehabilitating impacted areas.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday September 01st, 2017 approx. 02:15 PM|
|Location||30 miles east of Meeker|
|Incident Commander||Bill Cramer|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Heavy down logs are continuing to smolder within the fire perimeter. Fine fuels are no longer carrying fire due to increased precipitation.
Observed behavior: minimal, smoldering.
Continue snag removal, saw and handline. Plumb the established line. Aerial support: retardant early in operational shift and helicopter buckets later into burning period.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Rehabilitation and demobilization of resources.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms