Frey Gulch Fire 100% Contained

September 11, 2018

Frey Gulch Fire 100% Contained

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. - The Frey Gulch Fire, which started on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 from a holdover lightning strike, is now 100% contained. A five-person crew from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit (UCR) worked to suppress the fire early yesterday morning and into the afternoon by building containment line and extinguishing smoldering hot spots within the fire perimeter. The fire is located east of Tenderfoot Mountain between Dillon and Keystone and burned about a half of an acre on a steep, timbered slope. A Type 2 helicopter assisted the crew for a short time yesterday with bucket drops that helped to cool hot spots and secure containment of the fire. The fire will be patrolled and monitored today and over the next several days.

The Forest Service would like to thank the following partners for their assistance:  Summit County and Summit County Resource Allocation Park; Summit Fire and EMS; Denver Water; and Colorado State Patrol.

 

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