Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Coal Creek Fire Update 11/07/12 9 a.m.

DURANGO INTERAGENCY FIRE DISPATCH



U.S. Forest Service w Bureau of Land Management w National Park Service
w Bureau of Indian Affairs w Colorado State Forest Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Coal Creek Fire Update

November, 7 2012   9 a.m.

The Coal Creek Fire, now at 127 acres, continues to burn in leaf litter within an aspen stand northeast of Pagosa Springs. The fire is low burning with 1-3 foot flame lengths.  Fire managers will continue utilizing helicopters as needed to suppress the fire.  There is still no threat to private property or structures. 

Winds are expected tomorrow in front of a system that is forecasted to bring moisture to the area Thursday evening through the end of the week. 

For safety purposes, the Coal Creek Trail will be temporarily closed to recreation activity.

Check for fire updates on the Archuleta County Emergency information site www.acemergency.org

Brandy Richardson
Public Information Officer
(970) 264-1530