Where is the Decker fire in Colorado?
The Decker Fire in south-central Colorado, which has burned for over a month, has been fully surrounded by containment lines. The fire was just nine miles south of Salida. It was declared 100 percent contained Thursday, a milestone that came after snow fell across the fire.
How big was the Decker fire?
Decker Fire grows to more than 5,800 acres Photo by John Phillips. A mapping flight Thursday night found that the Decker Fire south of Salida, Colorado had grown by 2,078 acres since the previous flight about 48 hours before, bringing the size up to 5,824 acres.
When was the Decker fire?
The Decker Fire began at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 8, 1959. It was officially declared out at 6:00 p.m. the following Thursday, five days later.
What colors are fire?
Generally, the color of a flame may be red, orange, blue, yellow, or white, and is dominated by blackbody radiation from soot and steam.
Where did Hayman fire start?
The Hayman Fire was a forest fire started on June 8, 2002, 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Colorado Springs, Colorado and 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Denver, Colorado and was, for 18 years, the largest wildfire in the state’s recorded history at over 138,114 acres.