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Fire near the Historic Platte River (Lower North Fork Fire)

Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:53 pm

A controlled burn now out of control is up to 5 acres. Authorities asking for crews from North Fork. Fire is near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6 mi east of Foxton.


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Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:55 pm

Fire is growing rapidly now with evacs likely.

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:09 pm

(Single Engine Air Tanker) has been ordered but due to winds may not be able to fly.

No evacuations at this time, per Jacki Kelley, Jeffco PIO.

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:25 pm

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Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:27 pm

Jacki Kelley from Jeffco reporting this was a controlled burn from last week that re-ignited.

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:54 pm

Scanner Monitor: Hearing reports that parts of Foxton road have been or going to be closed.

Evacuations possible shortly. Jeffco fire named "Lower North Fork Fire"

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:57 pm

Foxton Rd is now Closed at Hwy 285.

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:03 pm

A Seat has been ordered and will be in the air shortly.

http://www.disastersupportvolunteers.co ... 5008#25008

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:05 pm

jeffcosheriffco

"Lower North Fork Fire" at 10-acres plus; Fire dept. closing Foxton Rd. from Reynolds Ranch to the River Rd. for fire traffic

Re: Reported Fire near the Historic Platte River Hotel 6

Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:07 pm

Buffalo Creek Rd is also closed at S Platte river.
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