Hinsdale County Sheriff's Office
Lake City, Colorado
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Emergency Information
        Nellie Creek Fire
Status:CONTROLED  
NELLIE CREEK TRAILHEAD is now OPEN

 

Friday, May 18, 2018 

 

Today, Forest Service Fire Personal cleared out declaring the Nellie Creek Fire CONTROLED. They will continue to monitor the site throughout the week and at this time Nellie Creed Road is Open.

 

Thank you to all of the Volunteers and the local community for the help, support, and timely response.  

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 

14:20: Fire Fighters are currently finishing mop up. They have established a line around the fire and are extinguishing hot spots.  At this time, most fire resource will be dismissed later this evening with a single Forest Service Fire Engine Crew remaining to monitor the fire tonight and tomorrow.  

 

9:30 a.m. Firefighters on site are engaging in dry mop up of the fire. The fire did not spread overnight and is still estimated at the same size of 1.6 acres. Fire is smoldering on the ground with the main concerns being partially felled snags of dead or burned trees. Firefighters on the ground are using hand tools to extinguish any smoldering timber. A Forest Service portable pump is planned to arrive in Lake City this morning, which will draw water from Nellie Creek and expedite the cleanup process. 

 

7:56 a.m. Thursday, May 17. Fire management is enroute to fire and communication has been established. Updates will follow as information is received.

 

Hinsdale County Sheriff has personnel up CR 20 on ATVs to located any hikers that may be in the area.

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A vehicle has caught fire up Nellie Creek trailhead, approximately one mile up the trail. Some trees and vegetation has caught fire, but the situation is being closely monitored. BLM and Forest Service have been notified and are on scene.

Check back for more updates. 

 

Visit the County Web Site for more information: Hinsdale County 

links

Colorado Convicted Sex Offender Site
http://sor.state.co.us/?SOR=home.caveat

Colorado Division of Wildlife
http://wildlife.state.co.us/

Colorado State Patrol
http://csp.state.co.us/

Concealed Weapons Permit Application
http://csoc.org/ccw_application.asp

County Sheriff's of Colorado
http://www.csoc.org/

Creede Website

http://www.creede.com/

Fire Alerts
http://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/

Gunnison County Website

http://www.gunnisoncounty.org/index.html

Gunnison City
http://www.cityofgunnison-co.gov/default.htm

Hinsdale County Offical Website
http://www.hinsdalecountycolorado.us/

Lake City
http://www.lakecity.com/

Lake City (Information)
http://www.city-data.com/city/Lake-City-Colorado.html

Lake City Area Medical Center
http://www.lcamc.org/

Lake City Chamber of Commerce
http://www.lakecity.com/chambermember.html

Lake City Community School
http://www.lakecityschool.org/

Lake City D.I.R.T.
http://www.lakecitydirt.com/

Lake City Museum

http://www.lakecitymuseum.com/Welcome.html

Mineral County Sheriff's Website
http://www.mineralcountycolorado.com/sheriff.html

Silver World Newspaper

http://www.lakecitysilverworld.com/



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