July 2, 2012 at 7 p.m.
MANCOS, Colo. - Today at 6 p.m., the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team C transferred command of the Weber Fire to a Type 3 organization with Russ Reimers as the Incident Commander. Upon the transfer, the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team C indicated the Weber Fire was 85 percent contained and had burned 10,133 acres.
Patrol, mop up and rehabilitation operations are continuing with two helicopters available to assist hand crews. Evacuated homeowners were allowed to return home, and smoke is not as readily visible.
On Tuesday, July 3, the Incident Command Post will be relocated from the Montezuma County Fairgrounds to the Mancos High School.
Information about this and other fires can be found at www.inciweb.org. Follow us on Twitter @weberfireinfo.
Vickie Guthrie, Public Information Officer: 720-219-8823
Eric La Price, Public Information Officer: 720-425-5018