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Chateau Fire

Unit Information

Pike and San Isabel National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2840 Kachina Drive
Pueblo, CO 81008

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday June 29th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Location7 miles NW of Cripple Creek
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates38.815 latitude, -105.306 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel188
Size1,423 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Tall grass (2.5 feet), closed timber litter, ponderosa and mixed conifer


Planned Actions

Secure established lines in all divisions. Patrol and mop-up where appropriate. Utilize mop-up standards to eliminated the threat to values at risk.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours:Dry thunderstorms with gusty outflow possible have the potential to start news spot fires.

24 hours: Drying trend will resume tomorrow leading to low RH.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Mostly sunny in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy by midday. 70-75 degrees, 27-2-32% humidity. Thunderstorms in afternoon. Strong downpours.