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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Lower North Fork Fire Update 3/28/12 2125:

Progress continues to be made fighting the Lower North Fork Fire.
49,000 gallons of water have been dumped on the fire via the Colorado National Guard Blackhawk helicopters.

The two Heavy Tanker planes have been pulled off the Lower North Fork Fire in order to respond to fires in South Dakota. The Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) is still available to dump fire retardant.

The Type 1 Incident Management Team (IMT) is arriving and providing additional resources and man power. The official transition from the Jefferson County type 3 IMT to the type 1 IMT will take place at 6:00 AM. The type 3 IMT team will continue to work with the Type 1 team after the transition.

Thursday's morning media briefing is scheduled for 7 AM at Conifer High School.