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Keyser Creek 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 Keyser Creek Fire, located in a remote section of the Arapaho National Forest approximately nine miles southeast of Parshall, Colo. was reported by Grand County Emergency Services on the afternoon of November 15, 2019. The fire is currently about 5 acres, burning in dense beetle-killed lodgepole. Firefighters are implementing a full suppression, perimeter control strategy due to a high risk of falling snags and other hazards. The Morgan Gulch Trail has been closed for public safety during the firefighting efforts.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday November 15th, 2019 approx. 04:00 PM
Location9 miles southeast of Parshall, Colo.
Incident CommanderMark Mendonca, CO-ARF
Coordinates39.944 latitude, -106.073 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel1
Size5 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush, dead and downed beetle-infested lodgepole pine

Significant Events

Significant snowfall and rain received on fire area.


Planned Actions

Fire in patrol status.

Projected Incident Activity