Regardless of excessive wind conduct on Saturday, the Cameron Peak Hearth didn’t transfer as predicted and spared the communities of Glen Haven, The Retreat and Storm Mountain. Whereas there was construction loss in a few of these areas, it was not close to the degrees feared going into the wind occasion on Saturday. Sturdy westerly winds pushed the fireplace largely to the north of these areas. The fireplace didn’t attain County Highway 43 or US Freeway 34, which stays closed.
The fireplace is now at 199,356 acres.
From the Glen Haven Volunteer Hearth Division:
The areas with most fireplace exercise had been from Higher Bulwark over to past Sheep Lane alongside Miller Fork/Copper Hill. There was additionally plenty of fireplace alongside and above Copper Hill Rd.
When the winds died down helicopter drops had been used to knock down fireplace within the drainage from the start of Fishermans Lane up via Copper Hill.
There was additionally fireplace above Dunraven up close to the trailhead. A backburn was accomplished and engines are staged for construction safety there.
We’ve got not been capable of assess structural harm within the different affected areas attributable to fireplace exercise.
Sprinklers had been put in on Most of Miller Fork as much as Streamside, the primary three homes on higher streamside, and alongside Wild Elk on the downhill aspect. Sprinkler set up will proceed tomorrow.
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