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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

TODAY July 9th, is the last day for posting this Facebook site. The National Incident Management Organization team (NIMO) that has been managing the #416Fire since June 22nd, will be transitioning the fire back to the San Juan National Forest on Tuesday, July 10th....

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Lightning Sparks Tarantula Fire

Norwood, Colorado, July 19, 2018 – Due to great progress made by firefighters throughout the day yesterday, the lightning caused Tarantula Fire was declared 100 percent contained at 7:02 P.M. last night. The fire is approximately 112 acres and is located 12 miles...

Gunnison County Moves to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Gunnison County is under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions! Effective July 17, 2018 at noon, per Resolution 2018-24: Unincorporated Gunnison County and the Towns of Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte and Pitkin went into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. To view Resolution 2018-24,...

Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests Transition Back to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, July 16, 2018 – Beginning at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018 the Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests will transition back to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, while the Grand Mesa National Forest will continue to remain at Stage 1. Fire managers...

Montrose County Downgrades to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Montrose, COLO.—An increase in moisture levels and decrease in overall threat of wildfire prompted Sheriff Rick Dunlap to downgrade the county from Stage 2 to Stage 1 restrictions effective at noon on July 16th.  Additional moisture is predicted this week as well. ...

Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices to Shift to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Montrose, Colo. – Stage 2 Fire Restrictions on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices will shift to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018. These changes do not affect the BLM lands...

Tres Rios Field Office Shifts to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Tres Rios Field Office Shifts to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions DOLORES, Colo. – Stage 2 Fire Restrictions on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tres Rios Field Office will shift to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 13, 2018. This change is...

Gunnison Field Office Lifts Fire Restrictions Around Alpine Loop Area

GUNNISON, Colo. – Fire restrictions will be lifted on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gunnison Field Office in San Juan and Hinsdale counties on Friday, July 13, 2018. Stage 2 Fire Restrictions will remain in effect for all other BLM-lands...

Tabegauche Fire Info and Updates

The #TabeguacheFire is now at 90 percent containment. Thank you to the U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests, firefighters, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and all others that worked 24/7 to contain this fire...

BLM Gunnison Field Office Expands Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

FOR RELEASE: July, 5 2018 Contact:  Shannon Borders, 970-240-5399 or Chris Asbjorn, 970-240-5317 GUNNISON, Colo. – On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Stage 2 fire restrictions in the Gunnison Field Office expanded to include all BLM-managed lands within Gunnison, Hinsdale,...

Hinsdale County Moves to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Hinsdale County will adopt Stage 2 Fire Restrictions as of 1 p.m., July 2. Stage 2 restrictions prohibit all open fires and all fireworks and sparklers. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF HINSDALE, COLORADO RESOLUTION NO. 9, SERIES 2018 A RESOLUTION...
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