White River National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
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|
|Coordinates||40.024 latitude, -107.276 longitude|
|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