Bovee Fire Update for Friday, October 7, at 9:00 a.m.
Today is the last shift for Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team 1. At 7:00 am Saturday, management of the fire will transfer to a local Type 4 Incident
The Bovee Fire is 18,930 acres and 97% contained. The fire is completely surrounded by fireline. Residents should
note that even though the fire is approaching full containment, smoke may be visible in the interior of the fire for some time. This is normal and does not present a
A UAS (Unmanned Aerial System or drone) found no heat near the line yesterday. Today, firefighters will continue to patrol the line and mop up any heat sources that may be found. There is one small area of heat remaining inside the fireline on the south end of this division. Though inside the fireline, this heat source accounts
for the 3% of the fire that remains uncontained.
The UAS found two heat sources yesterday in the shelterbelt on the north end of the fire. Crews quickly mopped them up.
There are no current evacuations on the Bovee Fire.
Highway 2 is open, but please use caution as there will continue to be fire traffic in and around the fire area.