Thursday, November 8, 2012

Coal Creek Fire Update 11/08/12 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, 8 2012   8:30 a.m.

The Coal Creek Fire burning northeast of Pagosa Springs, grew minimally, if at all, and is still estimated at around 127 acres. 

With the impending moisture, fire managers will continue to utilize helicopters today as needed and weather permitting. 

The moisture forecasted to enter the area late today and into the weekend is expected to help in suppression and containment efforts. 

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

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