High Park Fire - Spot Fire and Weather Update
Released 6-15-12 @ 2:45 p.m. by Jennifer Hillmann, Public Information Officer
The spot fire started last night is now estimated at approximately 200 acres. Hot shot specialist crews have 100 firefighters in addition to heavy helicopters working on this spot fire. These resources are focusing on structure protection in the Glacier View area. In addition, there is a slow moving weather system in the area that is capable of producing heavy rain and/or hail and strong winds in short durations. There is another system behind it with similar characteristics.