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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Meyer Ranch fire 20% contained

Fire at 40 acres, crews to stay on fire overnight.

Meyer Ranch Park fire at 20 acres

The fire burning near Meyer Ranch Open Space park is at 20 acres. It is 0% contained.

Fifty firefighters from seven agencies are on scene.

The SEAT has made one drop and a type-2 helicopter is dropping water on the fire.

New Fire at Meyer Ranch Park

A fire is burning near Highway 285 at Meyer Ranch Open Space park. The fire is currently at approximately 12 acres.

Some homes in the area have been evacuated: homes on Hillview, Valley High Road, Bobsled Trail and Fairall Road. An e911 call went out to 62 phones (that does not necessarily mean 62 homes as some are likely mobile phones).

Evacuation point is Conifer High School. Large animals may be taken to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

A single-engine air tanker is dropping retardant on the fire. More air support is en route.

Meyer Ranch Park info.