The Forest Service is seeking comments on a proposal which would reopen roads but prohibit camping within Decker Fire burn areas on Methodist Mountain.
US Forest Service
USDA Forest Service officials are providing recreation opportunities where possible, while keeping employees, the public, and our communities safe from the virus.
The U.S. Forest Service has closed all recreational sites, including camp- grounds, in the Rocky Mountain Region.
The Decker Fire is listed today at 8,723 acres with 50 percent containment. 612 personnel are currently working the fire.
Despite the driving, gusty winds, fire activity was minimal across the Decker Fire yesterday.
The Decker Fire is now listed at 8,705 acres and 30% contained.
The Decker Fire is listed today at 8,570 acres. 953 personnel are currently working the fire. Nine aircraft are assigned to the Decker Fire.
The Decker Fire, burning 9 miles south of Salida, was mapped yesterday at 1,591 acres, and is 5 percent contained.
Yesterday began a four-day long wind event, and more firefighters are on hand to fight the Decker Fire.
As expected, activity with the Decker Fire picked up yesterday with the windy conditions, but remained higher on the mountain above the management action points.