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Jul 06

[ARCHIVED] Peak 2 Fire- Information Advisory Thursday, 7/6

The original item was published from July 6, 2017 3:55 PM to July 24, 2017 1:47 PM


Contact: Katelyn Jerman, U.S. Forest Service: (970) 948 - 1845
Peak Two Fire Information advisory Thursday July 6

SUMMIT COUNTY, COLO., July 6, 2017 –  Red, White & Blue Fire, The Summit County Sheriff’s office, and the White River National Forest are hosting a Public Meeting at the Summit Middle School at 6 p.m. on Thursday July 6th.

The purpose of the meeting is to share information on the status of the Peak 2 wildfire and suppression activities. Evacuees, members of the media, and Summit County residents/visitors are encouraged to attend. 

Members of the public can call 970-668-9730 for more information, beginning at 8 a.m. until 9 p.m., Members of the media can call 970-668-9725, beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday. 

Most Recent Update on Peak 2 Fire: firefighters have achieved 7 percent containment on the northeast flank of the fire by conducting direct suppression tactics by creating hand and saw containment line. Engines continue to patrol and do structure patrol. 4 National Guard helicopters are on standby and will be used if needed. One additional Type 1 Helicopter is in route to the fire. Cloud cover and lower temperatures have contributed to less active fire behavior for the day. 

The Type 1 Incident Management Team was in-briefed at 12 p.m.  The time of the official fire transition has not yet be determined. 

For the most recent information on the Peak 2 Fire, follow White River National Forest: Facebook and Twitter (#Peak2Fire) and Summit County Sheriff’s Office: Facebook and Twitter (#Peak2Fire)

Drones: A Temporary Flight Restriction is in place around the fire to allow air operations to proceed safely. Drones pose a serious risk to firefighting and can cause aircraft to be grounded. The public is reminded that “If you fly, we can’t!”

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