Stag Hollow Fire in Larimer County now 100% contained

Posted at 12:04 PM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 08:00:17-04

UPDATE | 9:02 p.m. Tuesday — The Stag Hollow Fire is 100% contained and resources were released from the site. It will be patrolled Wednesday before officially being called out.


DENVER – The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office issued a voluntary evacuation notice for some people who live in the Masonville and South Horsetooth Reservoir areas Monday due to a wildfire in the area.

The sheriff’s office issued the voluntary evacuation for people living between Glade Road east to Rim Rock Valley Lane and W. County Road 38E south to Muley Park Road.

The Stag Hollow Fire is now 17.6 acres in size, according to the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, and firefighters are working toward full containment, they said in a Facebook post. As of 3:15 p.m., the fire was 25% contained.

By 5 p.m., Poudre Fire Authority said some resources had been released and that crews were continuing to work on putting out hot spots. Poudre Fire said mop up would continue into the evening and that a crew would stay on site to monitor the fire overnight.

Fort Collins police said some smoke could be seen southwest of the city south of the reservoir the reservoir. The Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority said crews were at the scene of the fire shortly before noon.

Loveland Fire Rescue Authority said crews were on the scene of the fire shortly after noon, which was estimated to be 10 acres in size and 0% contained. Two single-engine air tankers were working the fire, the agency said.

Several agencies including Berthoud Fire, Poudre Fire, the Windsor-Severance Fire Rescue, among others, were assisting firefighters in putting out the blaze.

This is a developing news story and will be updated.