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Incident #: SJF-1196 Fire Start: 2 months ago Location: 6.5 miles N of Chimney Rock, CO Acres: 705 Agency: Durango Interagency Dispatch Center (CODRC) Dispatch Notes: Iqcs: 425394 so#91
Fire Growth Potential
Updated: 48 mins ago — The fire remains at 705 acres and is now 70% contained. There are interior pockets of snags which continue to burn and produce some smoke. The weather continues to be unseasonably hot and dry. The Horse Fire area closure remains in place until further
Horse Fire Information Phone: 970-765-0592 Hours: M-F 8-5
Fire Unit Information
San Juan National Forest U.S. Forest Service 15 Burnett Court Durango, CO 81301
Date of Origin
Tuesday August 28th, 2018 approx. 01:00 PM
16 miles west of Pagosa Springs
Tristan Kiehl ICT4
37.304 latitude, -107.3 longitude
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday October 10th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (litter and understory); Brush (2 feet)
Moderate fire behavior with backing, creeping, and smoldering.
Hold and improve all containment lines.
Projected Incident Activity
Keep the fire west of the Devil Mountain Trail, north of the Horse Mountain Trail and west and south of the West Monument Road, and east of Horse Creek Springs. Continue burnout ops with the potential for additional movement.
Interior pockets of snags continue to burn producing visible smoke from Pagosa Springs. Smoke will be visible until significant moisture is received.