Williams Fork Fire
On August 14th, 2020 Hot Sulphur Springs / Parshall Fire Protection District was paged to the area of County Rd. 3 & County Rd. 30 with 911 caller reporting heavy flames near a pump house along County Rd. 30 on the Williams Fork river in Grand County. Engine 290 arrived with Engine 293 and reported heavy smoke and flames with a large smoke column. Grand 33, then advised Engine 290 to request mutual-aid from surrounding agencies. The fire was also discovered to be on Forest Service land. Grand 33 then contacted Craig Interagency Dispatch for air support, federal agencies, and Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control resources. While crews battled the fire at the heel, the fire advanced two ridges to the southeast towards Kinney Creek and County Rd. 302. Once Forest Service units arrived on scene command was transferred over and the fire was named Williams Fork. The fire has burned 14,584 acres. Additional information provided by Grand Fire Protection District & InciWeb (Incident Information System), more information: InciWeb – Williams Fork Fire.
Units on Scene:
Hot Sulphur Springs / Parshall: Engine 290, Engine 293, Squad 291, Engine 287, Tender 286 & Tender 288
Kremmling Fire Protection District: Engine 415
Grand Fire Protection District: Command 303 & Engine 340
East Grand Fire Protection District: Support 492 (Mobile Command / Rehab)
Grand County Sheriff: Grand 1 (Sheriff), Grand 2, Grand 10 & Grand 33 (Fire Warden)