U.S. Forest Service Prepares for Fire Season with Media Event

The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service will offer the media a regional update on the wildfire season and an opportunity to interview local firefighting personnel.


Regional fire staff, Monument Helitack crew, Engine Crew members and Pike Interagency Hotshots. The Pike Interagency Hotshots are a national firefighting resource.


Friday, May 10 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

What to Wear
Please wear sturdy hiking or tennis shoes (no open-toed footwear). Weather at the site can be cool and we will be outdoors most of the time.

Take I-25 to the Monument Exit, 161
Travel west off the exit and the road will change to Second Street,
Go over a set of railroad tracks and the road will dead end at Mitchell Road,
Travel south on Mitchell Road about ½ mile,
Travel west on Mount Herman Rd about 1 ½ miles, (pavement will turn to dirt - look on the south for a Monument Fire Center sign),
Turn south into the Fire Center and go about ½ a mile to the classroom. Park in visitor parking.


Chris Strebig, cstrebig@fs.fed.us
USDA Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Region
740 Simms Street Golden, CO 80401