Great news! The #CalWoodFire was 100% contained. The fire was again tested by high winds today and showed no signs of heat or smoke. Firefighters will continue to check the fire daily. This will be the last update unless something significant happens.
The CalWood Fire remains 85 percent contained. Today, the fire was tested by winds but showed no signs of smoke or heat. Additionally, the MMA flight detected no heat sources in the fire area. Boulder County Communications Center continued to receive multiple phone calls about smoke columns. This was confirmed... read more →
11/12/2020 Update: The CalWood Fire remains 85 percent contained. Today, patrols monitoring the fire found no sources of heat or smoke, although the Boulder County Communications Center received multiple phone calls about smoke columns. As snow, ash and dust blows around it might look a lot like smoke. Please rest... read more →
The #CalwoodFire received about 2 inches of snow from the last storm. Windy weather today has blown much of the snow off of the south facing slopes exposing the ground. On the north facing slopes snow cover remains. Patrols on the fire found no new areas of smoke today. Tomorrow,... read more →
The CalWood Fire received a minimum of 1 inch of snow today and no smoke was visible. Tomorrow it is expected to be partly cloudy and cold with a high of 43 degrees on the fire. Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire and look for any new smoke.
11/8/2020 Update: there was minimal activity on the CalWood Fire today. Two on-the-ground firefighters accessed a steep section of the north side of the fire near Central Gulch where smoke was observed late in the shift. With the assistance of 13 bucket drops from a helicopter, they were able to... read more →
Firefighters continued monitoring and patrolling the CalWood Fire as well as rehabilitating fire suppression damage on the southern side of the fire today. More rehabilitation work is planned for tomorrow. An infrared flight to check for any remaining heat will take place next week after the cold front has come... read more →
The CalWood Fire remains at 85% containment. Firefighters monitored and patrolled today and did not find any additional hot spots. Crews continued suppression repair work on the south side of the fire. An assessment of ecological and infrastructure damage within the fire area’s interior is also ongoing. An infrared flight... read more →
Good news! The CalWood Fire is now 85% contained. The two areas that were identified to have heat signatures yesterday by the MMA flight continued to look good with no signs of smoke. The helicopter aided in monitoring them earlier today. Tomorrow warm weather continues. Temperatures are expected in the... read more →
An MMA flight revealed that only two small areas of heat remain on the #CalWood Fire. These hotspots are within the rugged hard to access area on the northside of the fire. The helicopter assisted firefighters with waterdrops again today. On the contained south side of the fire, progress on suppression repair... read more →