Coal Mine Fire 100 percent contained


A Nevada Team 1 (Type 3 Team) took over the Coal Mine Fire at 0600 on July 2nd.

Containment: 100 percent

Cause: Lighting

Size: 292 acres

Archuleta County and Southern Ute Agency

Timber Litter/Timber/Brush

The fire has reached 100% containment. Fire acreage has increased from 286 to 292 due to more accurate mapping completed by ground resources. Today, management of the fire is transitioning from a Type 3 Incident Management Team to a Type 4. Remaining resources will continue to patrol, monitor, and mop-up the fire.
FIRE WEATHER FORECAST: Mostly sunny with potential for isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Wind gusts up to 40 mph.
EVACUATIONS: No evacuations.
CLOSURES AND RESTRICTIONS: There are no road closures in the area of the fire at this time.
TOTAL FIRE RESOURCES ASSIGNED: 1 Type 4 incident management team (size varies) and 1 Crew (20 people).