Fire Facts for Pipeline Fire ComplexDetected: July 9, 2013
Fuel Type: Mixed Conifer
Location: Fishers Peak Mesa
Terrain: Steep and Rugged
Structures threatened: None
Acres: 100 acres
Crews: 1 Type I hand crew, 2 Type II hand crews, 3 engines, 1 water tender and a Type III incident management team. The total number of personnel is: 82
Weather: Mostly cloudy with potential for scattered thunderstorms and lightning, winds south to southwest 5-10 m.p.h., temperatures between 55 and 78 degrees.
Firefighters continue to construct and tie in existing lines around the fire perimeter while mopping up the interior. Crews were able to make great progress yesterday with a 95% containment. The Type III organization is going to transfer command of the fire to the local district tomorrow.
Although the Pipeline Complex is no longer a threat, the area has continued to receive several lightning storms. Chief Buddie Curro wanted to remind everyone that there is “still potential out there, we are not out of the woods yet”.
Information provided by Pipeline Fire Information Officer. Contact information for the team:
Fire Information – 719-422-3078
PIO: Amy Daniels