State ID: CO
3 letter designator: BLX
Fire name: Lefthand
Location: 2.6 miles WNW of Gold Hill, CO
Reported acres: 245
Rate of spread: moderate
Report on Conditions: Lefthand (ARF-1048) is estimated at 245.0 acres. Fire is burning on on the north slope of Lefthand Canyon and moving east. Structure threat is unknown. Gold Hill, Ward, and surrounding canyons have been evacuated.
Containment is 0%. Perim and acreage based off of aircraft intel
Weather: 15MPH Winds from the West
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Map at 1700hrs, 10/18, sketched from aircraft intel

Forward progress mostly stopped. Fire has remained on the north side of Lefthand Canyon Road.