Stuart Hole Fire Information Update

Information provided by Stuart Hole Fire Public Information Officer:  June 5 at 12:18 p.m.

The latest information for the Stuart Hole Fire shows approximately 227 acres involved now. GPS mapping is helping get a better number. We are still at 0% containment. No reports of additional structures damaged other than the two to three out buildings previously reported.

The Type 1 helicopter has arrived and is working with the Type 3 helicopter, and the Single Engine Air Tanker. An Air Attack control plane is also working the fire.

The U.S. Forest Service Roosevelt Hotshots have arrived to fight the fire as well as the Canon City Crew made up of inmate workers.

A preliminary Stuart Hole Fire map made prior to the latest GPS mapping walk.

Our partners at the United Way have developed a Resource and Recovery Guide for people who have been or might be affected by the Stuart Hole Fire. It can be found at .

A media tour of the fire area is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, leaving from the site of the media briefings at CR80C and CR82E.

Reports from the scene indicate that the predicted winds are starting to occur. Winds are expected to reach 30 to 40 mph this afternoon.

John Schulz
Public Information Officer
Larimer County Sheriff's Office