Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E
Fort Collins, CO 80526
The Kruger Rock Fire was called controlled on November 29, 2021.
From Larimer County Sheriff's Office Media Release "Kruger Rock Fire Update", published Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:22 p.m. (https://www.larimer.org/spotlights/2021/11/16/kruger-rock-fire-update)
For more information, please visit https://www.larimer.org/kruger-rock-fire.
The Larimer County Sheriff's Office lifted all evacuations Friday, 11/19/2021, at 5 p.m.
100% containment of the fire was reached on 11/20/2021 at 6 p.m.
The US Forest Service expects to staff the fire at the current level at least through Friday, 11/26/2021. Each day, firefighters will continue to check the fire and mop-up in areas where it's safe to do so.
Residents can expect to see some smoke and flames at times in the interior of the fire. Please do not call 9-1-1.
11/22/2021 - The U.S. Forest Service has reduced the size of the closure area near the Kruger Rock Fire. Please visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/arp/alerts-notices/?aid=70327 to see the new closure order and map of the closure area.
For more information about the Canyon Lakes Ranger District on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest and Pawnee National Grassland, please visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recarea/?recid=36603.
Larimer County has closed Hermit Park Open Space for the season, effective 11/24/2021, due to conditions related to the Kruger Rock Fire. Please visit https://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/parks/hermit-park for more information.
|Current as of|
|Cause||See Incident Overview.|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday November 16th, 2021 approx. 07:00 AM|
|Location||2 miles southeast of Estes Park, CO|
|Incident Commander||US Forest Service: Nate Hallam, Chanse Smith (T)|
|Coordinates||40.338 latitude, -105.497 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber, grass and understory with heavy dead and down fuels in the area.
Acreage is estimated from MMA flight on 11/19/2021 at 11:26 a.m.
A US Forest Service Type 4 incident management team took control of the fire at 7 a.m. on 11/22/2021.