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Jun 12

Buffalo Fire update - 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, June 12

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 3:02 PM by Julie Sutor

As of 2 p.m., the following resources are responding to the fire:

- 50 firefighters on the ground, and 100 additional en route
- 1 heavy air tanker
- 1 Type III helicopter
- 1 air attack plane

The following resources are on order:
- 3 heavy air tankers
- 2 large air tankers
- 2 Type II helicopters

The evacuation area (Mesa Cortina and Wildernest above 20 Grand Rd.) contains approximately 1,384 residences. The pre-evacuation area (Mesa Cortina and Wildernest below 20 Grand Rd.) contains an estimated 1,160 residences.