Douglas County Brush Fire

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South Metro Brush Fire

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At 12:55 on October 17th, 2019 MetCom alerted units in South Metro Fire Rescue 1st Battalion to a small vegetation fire south of Chatfield State Park and east of Roxborough Park Rd. in Douglas County. Upon arrival Brush Engine 40 found several acres of light fuel burning and being pushed north by a light breeze.  The incident was upgraded to a large vegetation fire and additional units were dispatched. Battalion Chief 1 assumed command, Safety 18 was assigned lookout and safety, Brush Engine 40 and Brush Engine 39 began direct attack on the flanks.  Engine 16 and Engine 19 staged for structure protection if needed and identified a water supply to fill brush trucks. Brush 18 and West Metro Brush 15 assisted with mop up and the fire was contained to approximately 5 acres.  No injuries occurred and the cause is under investigation. Information provided by South Metro Fire Rescue

Units on Scene:

South Metro: District 1, Battalion 1, Battalion 2, Special Ops 10, Safety 18, Brush Engine 40, Brush Engine 39, Brush 18, Engine 16, Engine 19, Tender 34, PIO10, Bureau 23 & Bureau 12

MetCom: IDT37

West Metro Fire Rescue: Brush 15 & Medic 15

West Douglas County Fire Protection District: Tender 132

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