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Brush/Woods Fire – Limekiln Rd

This afternoon at 1350hrs, CO11 was alerted for an outside fire on Limekiln Rd. BR11, BR11-1 w/C11, and ET11 responded on the call.

The initial report received while en route was an approximately 100yds wide of area was involved and that the fire was spreading rapidly. Due to this report 2 additional brush trucks were requested. BR11 was first unit to arrive and reported approximately 1/4 acre involved. After further observation, BR11 advised over an acre was involved. BR11-1 and C11 arrived and requested an additional 3 brush trucks, 1 tanker, 2 ATV’s, EMS, and Forestry (DNR). Units worked for about 45 minutes to control the fire and operated on scene for 2.5 hours working on hot spots. In total approximately 4-5 acres were involved. Units from CO1, CO6, CO8, CO12, CO19, CO20, SAF100, DES, FE5, JE1, and JE7 assisted on the incident.