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Summit Daily News
Summit County got lucky with the Peak 2 Fire, but preparing for the next one is no simple taskthem to encircle and contain it over the next several says. "This will not be
Summit Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
them to encircle and contain it over the next several says. "This will not be your last fire, I promise you that," said Todd Pechota, whose elite team of firefighters was called in to manage the blaze, addressing an audience of residents on July... Read more
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Summit Daily News
With Breckenridge wildfire settled, the ‘Navy SEALs’ of wildfires head homeTodd Pechota doesn't take summer vacations. As incident commander for the Rocky
Summit Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Todd Pechota doesn't take summer vacations. As incident commander for the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team, he spends the season crisscrossing the West along with his 56-person team and taking command of only the highest-priority wildfires.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Peak 2 Fire now 52 percent contained, still 84 acres in sizeconstruction site remain on pre-evacuation notice, according to Rocky Mountain
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
construction site remain on pre-evacuation notice, according to Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Incident Commander Todd Pechota. Residents should remain vigilant to stay aware of fire status by remaining tuned in to updates from fire... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Peak 2 Fire near Breckenridge now 52 percent containedrelative humidity. Firefighters intend to capitalize on this weather to continu
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
relative humidity. Firefighters intend to capitalize on this weather to continue holding and improving containment line,” Todd Pechota, Incident Commander, stated Sunday. “Conditions today will be good to sweep the area around the fire for smokes... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Breckenridge Peak 2 Fire: Lines cut around 60 percent of fire zone, evacuation still onon that front. "There is no more risky fuel profile than what those people are
Summit Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
on that front. "There is no more risky fuel profile than what those people are operating in," said incident commander Todd Pechota of the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team, which took over for the Forest Service at 6 a.m. "We can't call... Read more
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CBS Denver
Fire Evacuees Allowed Home 'Really Thankful Everything Worked Out'line perimeter. “The weather conditions allowed us to make some really, really
CBS Denver / Posted 16 days ago
line perimeter. “The weather conditions allowed us to make some really, really good progress,” said Incident Commander Todd Pechota. The fire is still listed at 84 acres, but since it’s burning in dense beetle kill forest it’s likely to... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Evacuations canceled; Peak 2 firefighters work to gain more containmentRocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire on F
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire on Friday morning. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said he does not expect the fire to grow Saturday. The fire is burning in the Miner’s Creek drainage two miles... Read more
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The Columbian
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. “I’m scared we’re going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over,” he... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. “I’m scared we’re going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over,” he... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KWWL Iowa / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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CBS Denver
Breckenridge Welcomes Visitors Despite Firelines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
CBS Denver / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire’s spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. “I’m scared we’re going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over,” he... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
Hawaii News Now / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WALB Albany
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WALB Albany / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WGEM Quincy / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KTVN Reno / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KHQ Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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ABC Montana
Town near Colorado ski resort welcomes visitors despite firelines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The w
ABC Montana / Posted 17 days ago
lines to stop the fire's spread in beetle-killed trees prone to toppling. The work would take a while, incident commander Todd Pechota said. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed, not from the fire, but from trees falling over," he... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Peak 2 Fire doesn't grow overnight into Friday; favorable weather conditions expectedbecause of a high number of spot fires that burned Thursday and the ongoing dan
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
because of a high number of spot fires that burned Thursday and the ongoing danger of falling trees. Incident commander Todd Pechota said crews found 157 separate spot fires on Thursday alone. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed --... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Peak 2 Fire doesn't grow overnight into Friday; favorable weather conditions expectedbecause of a high number of spot fires that burned Thursday and the ongoing dan
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
because of a high number of spot fires that burned Thursday and the ongoing danger of falling trees. Incident commander Todd Pechota said crews found 157 separate spot fires on Thursday alone. "I'm scared we're going to get somebody killed --... Read more

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