Birdseye View Wildland Fire

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Birdseye View Fire

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On October 8th, 2021 at approximately 12:30 the Elbert Fire Protection District and Peyton Fire Protection District were dispatched to a porch fire in the 19000 block of Birdseye View. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a heavily involved residential structure fire. Additionally, fire had jumped the road and was headed up hill through a heavily wooded areas. Additional resources were called in from Black Forest, Calhan, Cimarron Hills, Colorado Springs Fire Department, Colorado Springs Utilities – Catamount Wildland Fire Team, Ellicott Volunteer Fire Department, Falcon, Fountain Fire Protection District, Security Fire Department and the DFPC Canon City Helitak crew. Firefighters spent the bulk of the afternoon dousing the initial house fire, establishing a perimeter and setting up structure protection. Crews monitored the fire overnight and returned early Saturday morning to continue their work. Firefighters will monitor the area for about a week to watch for hot spots and flareups. Firefighters believe the fire may have started from a smoker at the home that caught fire. The residence was a total loss.

Units on Scene:

Elbert: Chief 231, Brush 232, Brush 239, Tender 231 & Tender 232

Peyton: Chief 3650 & Brush 3640

Air Force Academy Fire & Emergency Services: Brush 2141

Black Forest Fire Protection District: Brush 742

Cimarron Hills Fire Department: Brush 1340

Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control: M-111 & M-113

El Paso County Emergency Incident Support: EIS51

El Paso County Wildland Fire Management: 3152, 3153 & Engine 3140

Falcon Fire Protection District: Brush 344 & Tender 364

Manitou Springs Fire Department: Brush 1041

Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District: Battalion 2202 & Brush 2241

Colorado State Patrol, El Paso County Sheriff, Elbert County Sheriff, American Medical Response & El Paso County Department of Public Works

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