Fighting the High Park Fire has been assigned to a Type 1 Incidence Management Team. The fire is now at 14,000 acres, with 250 fire fighting personnel, 15 engines, 2 Type 3 helicopters, 2 Type 1 helicopters, 5 single engine air tankers, 3 heavy air tankers, and an air attack control plane are fighting the fire. Eighteen homes are confirmed lost.
Fire crew from the Bitterroot Hotshots of Montana. Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority.