Information from the Wolf Fire Public Information Officer
There has been no additional growth on the Wolf Fire and it remains 6,100 acres. Burning today was from areas inside the fire perimeter of unburned trees and vegetation. No aerial support was needed today and demobilization of engines and crews is underway. Tomorrow there will be two engines, three hand crews and one water tender. The remaining incident personnel will continue mopping up and cold trailing, ensuring hot spots near the fireline are out. Full containment is expected to be accomplished August 9, 2012.
The Wolf Fire is five miles south of Elk Springs off Highway 40 in Moffat County. It started on Bureau of Land Management and has burned on to private land. Federal, county, and state personnel are working together to suppress and manage this incident.
Cause: Lightning Injuries: None Evacuations: None Containment: 75%% Full Containment: 8/9/12 Reported: August 3, 12:16 p.m. Values at risk: Oil and gas facilities three miles south of the incident; critical wildlife habitat; grazingFire danger in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties is High with fire danger moderate in Routt, Jackson and Grand counties.