Cherry Creek Trail Fire

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Cherry Creek Trail Fire

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South Metro Fire Rescue was dispatched to a small brush fire along the Cherry Creek Trail south of Lincoln Ave. on April 13th, 2017. Battalion Chief 41 assumed command while Engine 41 and Brush 42 started a directed attack on a ½ acre fire. One additional Brush Truck was requested and when winds increased the incident was upgraded to a Large Brush Fire, bringing more apparatus and personnel. Firefighters anchored and flanked the fire using direct attack with engines, progressive hose lays and hand tools. The fire was contained within 45 minutes at 1.3 acres. A portable pump was set up along the creek for crews to perform mop up on heavy timber and investigators were called to the scene. The fire was declared human caused and suspicious.

Units on Scene: Battalion Chief 41, Safety 34, Engine 41, Brush 42 & Brush 46

Upgrade: Battalion Chief 34, Ops 3, Safety 31, IDT 1, IDT 2, Bureau 30, Bureau 56, Brush Engine 39, Brush 43, Engine 44, Tender 45 & Medic 42

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