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Delta County Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colo. – June 19, 2018 – Due to a combination of record high temperatures, low humidity and high winds, the Delta County Board of County Commissioners has signed a resolution implementing Stage 2 Fire Restrictions for the unincorporated areas of the County,...

416 Fire Info and Updates

416 Fire Update June 20, 2018 (8 a.m.) Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team - Todd Pechota, Incident Commander Information Center: 970-403-5326 Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Website for 416 Fire: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5822 Email:...

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Delta County Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colo. – June 19, 2018 – Due to a combination of record high temperatures, low humidity and high winds, the Delta County Board of County Commissioners has signed a resolution implementing Stage 2 Fire Restrictions for the unincorporated areas of the County,...

GMUG Red Flag Warning 6/18/18 11am – 8pm

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning for portions of Mesa, Montrose and San Miguel Counties. Winds...

416 Fire Info and Updates

416 Fire Update June 20, 2018 (8 a.m.) Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team - Todd Pechota, Incident Commander Information Center: 970-403-5326 Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Website for 416 Fire: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5822 Email:...

Upper Mailbox Fire Info and Updates

Update 8:20am 6/21: The Upper Mailbox Fire is 100% contained. The Type 3 IMT transferred command back to the local BLM unit this morning. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the fire. This will be the last update unless significant activity occurs.   Update...

Pre-Evacuation for Upper Mailbox Fire

PRE-EVACUATION notice sent to homes on Ragsdale Road in regard to the #UpperMailboxFire. A CodeRED notification was sent to residents in the pre-evacuation area. For those who receive a pre-evacuation notice, the following steps can improve your safety and expedite...

Montrose County Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Start June 14

Faced with a difficult decision, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap is declaring Stage 2 Fire Restrictions to take effect Thursday, June 14th at 12:00pm.  This announcement comes on the heels of Stage 1 Restrictions on May 21.  Record high temperatures, extremely low...

San Juan National Forest Closure and Impacts to the GMUG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact(s): Matt Zumstein, Norwood District Ranger, 970-327-4261 Kathy Peckham, Norwood Recreation Staff, 970-327-4261 Kim Phillips, Public Affairs Officer, 970-589-0842 Dylan Peters, Public Affairs Specialist, 970-462-2969 San Juan National...

What’s Open During the Forest Closure?

For those wondering what is open and accessible within San Juan National Forest during the Forest Closure: 🛶 McPhee Recreation Area Complex boat ramp and marina for the purposes of launching or retrieving watercraft and who are on the water of the McPhee Reservoir at...
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