Thursday, June 27, 2013

West Fork Complex (CO)

I just came across this footage of the West Fork Complex (CO) wildfires from Hon Schlapfer on Vimeo. The description below the video is from Hon Schalpfer. If you have trouble viewing the video in your browser (e.g Chrome for one), click on the link below that says West Fork Complex and you will be taken to the Vimeo page.

West Fork Complex from Hon schlapfer on Vimeo.
One for the record books! June 13-24 2013
Started as ICT3 20 acres in the Wiminuche wilderness San Juan National Forest.Fire ran to 5,000 acres called NIMO Team. west Fork Jumped the continental divide, closed HWY 160,evacuated the town of South Fork,Got the call to get over to the Papoose fire,Evacuated town, found missing Boy Scout troop, and thanks to some solid folks we saved every house...

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