The Decker Fire is listed today at 8,723 acres with 50 percent containment. 612 personnel are currently working the fire.
US Forest Service
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.
The Decker Fire, burning 9 miles south of Salida, was accurately mapped yesterday night via infrared at 1,150 acres.
The Decker Fire, burning 9 miles south of Salida, was mapped yesterday at 1,095 acres, an increase of 78 acres.
The U.S. Forest Service is now accepting applications for temporary Spring and Summer jobs in Pike and San Isabel National Forests.