Walker Fire – April 24 Update

Unfortunately, the evacuation is not scheduled to be lifted today.

There continues to be fire activity to the south. Containment was reported at 15%, all along the northern perimeter just south of Potato Patch. The risks focus on it moving south and then eventually to the west away from us. That’s a low probability outcome but […]

By |2022-04-24T09:41:35-07:00April 24th, 2022|0 Comments

Walker Fire Facebook – Smoke As Expected

Received more information on this. The temperature, humidity and wind direction is exactly as forecasted. This fire activity is exactly where we relayed before, southwest corner of the fire and this fire activity is exactly as expected. It might be uncomfortable to see but from an operations standpoint, this is good.

Read the entire article at: […]

By |2022-04-23T16:19:20-07:00April 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

Walker Fire – Crooks Fire Update

From Roger at Walker Fire:

We wanted to send an update on the Crooks Fire outside of the Facebook
posts we’ve put up all throughout the incident. You can go to this page
without being a Facebook member, as we understand it, to see all the
content. https://www.facebook.com/walkerfiredept/

The fire started on Monday and essentially exploded in just a […]

By |2022-04-22T18:37:49-07:00April 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

Walker Fire – Good News

Same spot as previous days on Misty Mountain Loop. A lot of cloud cover, our vehicle thinks it’s 38 degrees and it is currently snowing lightly. Not enough precipitation at the moment to put it out but we’ll take it. Heading now over to Big Bug.

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Mount Davis from Big Bug Mesa rd. This spot had […]

By |2022-04-22T09:49:45-07:00April 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

Walker Fire Update – April 21, 2022

Yesterday was productive. The we’re able to drop slurry around the north end of the fire. There will be even more resources in Walker than yesterday, the fire apparatus pictured are from outside the area. The collage pictures compare yesterday on top to today on the bottom from similar vantage points. Dozer work being done […]

By |2022-04-21T10:08:57-07:00April 21st, 2022|1 Comment

Walker Fire Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/walkerfiredept/

For those of you who do not use FaceBook, here’s what is being posted on the Walker Fire Facebook Page. It’s in order from oldest to newest as you read from top to bottom. Each paragraph is a separate post.

April 19, 2022

The smell of smoke early in the morning is normal fire […]

By |2022-04-19T13:19:58-07:00April 19th, 2022|0 Comments

Walker Fire Dept. Gets New Command Vehicle

Walker Fire recently acquired a new command vehicle.

It was on display at the WFPA Annual Meeting on May 29th, 2021.

From Roger Nusbaum, Fire Chief:

Walker Fire recently added a 2012 Chevy Suburban to its fleet that is being called Squad 81. Squad 81 will be a multifunction vehicle. It will carry extra hose, fire tools and […]

By |2021-06-24T18:39:52-07:00May 30th, 2021|0 Comments
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