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Seaman Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Seaman Fire is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colo. and half-mile north of Colorado Highway 14 at Smith Bridge. The fire was started by a lightning strike on Tuesday Sept. 11 west of Seaman Reservoir. The fire is located on steep terrain in mixed grass/brush and pockets of conifers in the area of the previous 2012 Hewlett burn scar.

The #SeamanFire is now at 100% containment and remains at 231 acres. All closures have been rescinded. Fire crews will now focus on mop up and monitoring operations.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday September 11th, 2018 approx. 03:00 PM
Location14 miles west of Fort Collins
Incident CommanderDave Hamrick
Incident DescriptionBurning Entirely In Hewlett Fire Scar
Coordinates40.706 latitude, -105.251 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel30
Size231 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass/brush; pockets of conifers

Significant Events

Fire Contained


Planned Actions

Mop up and monitoring

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Warm and dry through weekend

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