Crater Ridge Fire - Daily Fact Sheet, August 31, 2021
Crater Ridge Wildfire
News – 8/31/2021
Acreage: 6,232Containment: 52%Personnel: 133
- Firefighters made good progress with direct tactics on Monday at Mann Creek, Cub Creek, and south of FS Road 111 toward Pumpkin Creek.
- Crews completed repair of dozer line on the north end of the fire.
Operational plan for today
- Fire crews will continue direct action where terrain and conditions allow.
- Other firefighters and equipment will repair areas impacted by suppression activity in the southeast half of the fire.
Fire Conditions and Weather
- Today is forecast to be the hottest day of the week with sunny weather, temperatures in the mid-70s, and relative humidity below 20%.
- Upslope winds will be 10-15 mph with afternoon gusts up to 30 mph.
- Warm, dry, and windy conditions could lead to more active fire behavior, especially in heavy fuels which may hold residual heat.
- Beginning this evening, a dry cold front will bring gusty ridgetop winds.
County Fire Restrictions
National Forest Closures and Fire Restrictions