Arrowhead Fire

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Arrowhead Fire

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

At 13:01 on February 8th, 2017 Evergreen Fire Protection District aired a report of a brush fire burning along Hwy. 285 near mile marker 240.  Elk Creek Fire Protection District arrived on scene at 13:13 and established command. The initial sized up was a wildland fire burning in grass and brush, moving down-slope into heavy timber, and threatening at least seven structures. Hwy. 285 was closed northbound and Jefferson County Sheriff issued evacuation orders for residents in the area. Within minutes, firefighters from the 285 corridor fire departments arrived on scene, and started fire attack to contain the fire. The fire was fully contained by 17:00, and no longer a threat to the community. The fire burned an estimated 5.9 acres with no structures damage or lost. Additional information was provided by Michael Davis of the Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Departments on Scene: Elk Creek Fire Protection District, Evergreen Fire Protection District, Foothills Fire Protection District, Indian Hills Fire Protection District, Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District & Platte Canyon Fire Protection District.

Jefferson County Open Space Park RangersJefferson County Sheriff, CDOT, U.S. Forest Service & Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

Photo courtesy of Elk Creek Fire Protection District

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