Red Canyon Fire
Red Canyon Fire
Fire Start Date
August 12, 2013
Garfield County (south of Glenwood Springs)
Evacuation notices ordered for area north of CR115, East of the fire and North to I-70.
Type II IMT assumes command 8/14/2013 at 6 a.m. Staffing update at that time. DFPC SEAT T888 assisgned to fire.
Executive Order Issued
Not requested at this time
EFF has been approved on 8/12/2013
FMO update, WebEOC update Twitter: @CarbondaleFire
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- Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center: http://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/links/fire_info/index.html
- US Forest Service Active Fire Map: http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/lg_fire2.php
Today’s Fire OutlookThe fire situation rating for the Rocky Mountain Area is at a Preparedness Level 2. The National Preparedness Level is a Level 4.
Monthly Seasonal Outlook from the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center: http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf
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