APRIL 15 UPDATE:
The Rocky Mountain Type 2 Incident Management Team (Team Black) has been cancelled and will not be assuming command of the Cold Brook Fire. Please continue to visit the sites listed on the Large Incidents page for information on this incident.
April 14 at 8 pm: Information for Cold Brook Fire has been posted to Large Incidents Page.
April 14 at 11 am: Cold Brook Unit Fire Update
APRIL 14 UPDATE:
A Rocky Mountain Type 2 Incident Management Team (Team Black) has been ordered for the Cold Brook Fire. Once the Team has assumed command of the fire, information links for this incident will be posted to the Large Incidents page of this blog.
Cold Brook Prescribed Fire Escapes
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT Tom Farrell, Wind Cave National Park, 605-745-1130.
Wind Cave National Park ignited the 1,000 acre Unit 2
Cold Brook Prescribed Fire this morning, April 13, 2015.
At approximately 1:00 pm, a fire whirl carried embers across the road into tall grass, the wind came up and the fire took off. No estimate on size or containment at this time.
Tatanka Hotshots are on scene. Additional Federal and State resources have been ordered to include VFD's.