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Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby Mindy » Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:27 pm

Heli's taking care of hotspots E side Bear as I type! Looking good!

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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby Doctor No » Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:33 pm

MindyWoo wrote:A heartfelt thank you to all involved in fighting this thing.


Definitely - I wouldn't want to be a firefighter under any conditions, let alone under these. Thanks! =D>

Driving into Boulder this morning for hockey, it sure looked weird up there. I got melancholy and everything.

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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby PaliKona » Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:44 pm

Just saw on the news that the fire is 30% contained and the pre-evac for Boulder is cancelled. Hopefully this progress keeps up tomorrow.

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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby ajkagy » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:38 am

PaliKona wrote:Just saw on the news that the fire is 30% contained and the pre-evac for Boulder is cancelled. Hopefully this progress keeps up tomorrow.


i saw that this morning, good news!
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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby Screed » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:55 pm

Went for a little lunch ride that got cancelled by wicked lightning just southeast of the Flagstaff Fire. I can attest that it was raining cats and dogs in the area for at least 15 minutes before tapering off to the south end near Eldo. Took the same route as Tuesday and coming down 93 to 72 the weather got better but upon looking at the radar saw it was about to power up and move right over Boulder. Hopefully they got more rain than lightning.

Here's a few pics of the area with the last one being from the exact same spot (south) as the last couple in the first batch of pictures posted. It's definitely been knocked down in the last 36 hours.

Through a prior burn area:
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Same location:
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Same exact spot as the south shots I took Tuesday evening:
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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby USAKeller » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:24 pm

I can now see a new small smoke plume right above the first Flatiron.

Edit: a chopper just started doing water drops on it. Crazy
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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby PaliKona » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:37 pm

Glad to hear that USAKeller...they are right on it. Was it between the First and the summit of Green?

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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby Greenhouseguy » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:40 pm

USAKeller wrote:I can now see a new small smoke plume right above the first Flatiron.

Edit: a chopper just started doing water drops on it. Crazy


There's an image and story on the DC homepage about a lightning-struck tree on fire on the Second or Third Flatiron; they say that it's not a threat to spread.
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Re: Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby bergsteigen » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:01 pm

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