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Tonahutu Fire 100 Percent Contained

Crews receiving briefing this morning at trailhead, Wednesday, August 13
Crews receiving briefing today at trailhead, Wednesday, August 13
Photo courtesy NPS, David Troutman

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News Release Date: August 13, 2014
Contact: Kyle Patterson, (970) 586-1363

The Tonahutu Fire was one hundred percent contained this afternoon.  Due to more accurate mapping, the new acreage for the fire is 1.6 acres.  Crews are currently mopping up any remaining hot spots.  Some resources will be released by the end of today.  Minor trail closures on the west side of the park related to this fire may be modified by Friday.

No further information will be released today. 

Did You Know?

a photo of a coyote

Kawuneeche Valley is on the west side of the Continental Divide and channels water into the Colorado River. Kawuneeche means Coyote in Arapaho.