Colorado Daily Status Report August 26, 2015

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State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Day to Day
Current Disasters/Large Incidents
Incident Name 
Gold King Mine Water Release
Incident Start Date
August 5, 2015
Gold King Mine in San Juan County
DHSEM Director of Emergency Management, Regional Field Manager, Strategic Communications Manager, SEOC Manager and Logistics staff are providing support along with representatives from the EPA, San Juan County, Town of Silverton, La Plata County, City of Durango, Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Colorado Parks and Recreation, Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety, San Juan Basin Health, CDPHE, San Juan County New Mexico
Information Sources
Emergency Declaration
Governor Hickenlooper declared a Disaster Emergency on August 10, 2015.
The City of Durango, La Plata County, San Juan County, Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Town of Silverton issued local declarations.

Incident Name 
Byers/Rifle Range Fire
Incident Start Date
August 24, 2015
Highway 40 and County Road 3 / Grand County
Shooting range target practice
600 acres
Local Fire crews from Hot Sulphur, Parshall, Granby and Grand Lake 
DFPC Engine 4121
The DFPC Fire Management Officer and DHSEM Regional Field Manager are available for technical assistance.
Information Sources
DFPC Fire Management Officer