RMRS-RP-9
Research Paper RMRS-RP-9
Fire Behavior Associated with the 1994 South Canyon Fire on Storm King Mountain, Colorado


Appendix B: Chronology, Fire Behavior, Weather, Distances, Firefighter Travel Rates, and Fire Spread Rates

Table B-5--Reenacted firefighter travel rates on Main Ridge.


Location

Segment
distance

Elapsed
time

Segment
time

Rate


feet

Ft/s
Zero Point

0

0:00

South from Zero Point to Rocks below H-1

400

4:31

4:31

1.5

North from Rocks to Zero Point

400

7:22

2:51

2.3

North from Zero Point to "Y"

60

7:37

:15

4.0

North from "Y" to H-2

450

9:10

1:33

4.8

North from H-2 to Red Bags

120

9:31

:22

5.7

Total distance--South from Zero Point to Rocks, then north from Rocks along Main Ridge to Red Bags

1,480

9:31

9:31

2.6


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Title: Appendix B: Table B-5 RMRS-RP-9 - Fire Behavior Associated with the 1994 South Canyon Fire on Storm King Mountain, Colorado
Publish Date: February 5, 1999
Last Update:
December 22, 2005

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