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416 Fire

Unit Information

San Juan National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301

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The 416 Fire started at about 10 a.m. on June 1, 2018, approximately 10 miles north of Durango, CO. The Portland National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) team, Joe Reinarz Incident Commander, was the last team managing the fire. The fire burned on the west side of State Highway 550 on some private land and on the San Juan National Forest in grass, brush, and timber. The fire has been less active for about a week and has received significant rain. The NIMO Team passed the fire back to the San Juan National Forest at noon July 10th.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginFriday June 01st, 2018 approx. 10:02 AM
Location13 miles north of Durango, CO
Incident CommanderJason Hutchinson ICT3 Chris Tipton ICT3(T)
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates37.461 latitude, -107.808 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size54,129 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass & Understory)

Brush (2 feet)

Timber (litter and understory)

Little to no fire growth anticipated.

Significant Events

Minimal fire activity. Interior islands cleaning up and isolated pockets of heat.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Suppression repair as appropriate and monitoring.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: Fire crews continue to monitor and conduct suppression repair efforts

24 hours:None

48 hours: None

72 hours: None

Anticipated after 72 hours: None

Remarks

Ownership Acres

USFS = 53,407 acres

Private = 722 acres

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Warmer, drier, unstable air mass predicted this week for the area.