Fort Collins Brush Fire
On July 4th, 2020 at 15:42 Fort Collins 911 (FC911) dispatched Poudre Fire Authority to a large wildfire at 4320 E. Harmony Rd. west of the I-25 Harmony exit by the Arapahoe Bend Natural Area. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the majority of the flames. The high winds and heat were a factor in fire attack and maintaining fire control. Crews remained on scene for over three hours monitoring the area and performing mop up. The fire burned over 1.5 acres. There were no injuries or risk to structures. The PFA Fire Investigator found used fireworks on scene and people nearby reported hearing popping shortly before seeing smoke. The last unit cleared the scene at 18:46 after ensuring all hot spots were extinguished. Additional information was provided by Poudre Fire Authority.
Units on Scene: Battalion 2, Engine 2, Tender 2, Engine 8 & Brush 8