This is the final update for the Indian Gulch Fire.
The Indian Gulch Fire started on March 20, 2011 in the area of Mount Galbraith, between Clear Creek Canyon and Golden Gate Canyon, 0.5 miles West of Golden, Colorado. The fire was 100% contained on March 25, 2011. The cause of the Indian Gulch Fire is under investigation.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office assumed command of the Indian Gulch Fire at 0600 on March 26, 2011.
|Date of Origin||Sunday March 20th, 2011 approx. 10:15 AM|
|Location||0.5 miles West of Golden CO on US 6|
|Incident Commander||Rowdy Muir|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday March 25th, 2011 approx. 12:00 AM|
2 Timber (grass and understory). Primary fire spread is through a FM 2. Fire has also been established in a FM 10 on the north aspect of Golden Gate Canyon.
Some interior smoking in the area of yesterday's burnout.
Fire was declared 100% contained at 1800. US Highway 6 was re-opened at 1400.
Transition to Colorado State Forest Service on 03/26/2011 at 0600 hrs.
Increased in acreage due to more recent mapping. Estimated final costs include projected costs for remaining resources for 3 days.
|Wind Conditions||20 mph SE|