Terrain Satellite
Thorpe
FIRE
159
acres
3 mi
WSW of Tarryall, CO
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
39 mins, 49 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7076
Fire Start:
Sunday, August 23, 2020 7:00 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Thorpe Fire

The Thorpe Fire started on August 23, 2020. The fire is 159 acres and 100% contained with 24 personnel assigned as of August 29, 2020. The fire was burning through grassy understory with occasional single tree torching of ponderosa pine timber. The Webber Park community, north of the fire, was evacuated on August 23rd. The evacuation notice was lifted on August 24th at 7:00 PM by the Park County Sheriff's Department. All road closures have been lifted; however some roads may be temporarily closed due to firefighting operations. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


Photo taken August 23, 2020.


Photo taken August 23, 2020. 

For the most current fire information:
http://psiccfireinfo.blogspot.com/2020/08/fire-activity-8232020.html
 

Fire Restrictions: Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are in place for all jurisdictions. 
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/psicc/alerts-notices/?cid=fseprd644152
https://colorado.gov/pacific/dfpc/fire-restriction-information 
 
August 29, 2020 will be the final update on Inciweb, unless fire conditions change. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 23rd, 2020 approx. 01:00 PM
Location:
Park County, South Park Ranger District, off Forest Service Road 230 and Park County Road 31. Two miles SW of Tarryall, CO. Nine miles NW of Lake George, CO.
Incident Commander:
Doug Falconi
Coordinates:
39.105, -105.527

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
24
Size (Acres):
159
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Grass and pine needles

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue mop up and hold existing lines.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Chance of thunderstorms could change and increase winds on the fire. Lightning would be a concern for firefighter safety.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
PSICC Fire Information
Email: psicc.pio@gmail.com
Phone: (719) 299-1567
Hours: 8 AM to 6 PM
Fire Unit Information
Pike and San Isabel National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2840 Kachina Drive
Pueblo, CO 81008