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Pine Gulch Fire

Pine Gulch Fire

8/9/20 Update On Sunday, the #PineGulchFireCO grew to 25,026 acres. The fire was active from the pre-dawn hours through the day, primarily on Horse Mountain. Fuels remained critically dry and winds out of the southeast continued pushing the fire northeast through the...

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose, COLO.—Sheriff Gene Lillard is lifting fire restrictions effective Thursday, July 30 at 12:01 a.m. The decision was made alongside partner agencies including federal lands, weather partners, and surrounding counties in order to avoid confusion when recreating...

Two Fires on Sunday, July 12, 2020

Two Fires on Sunday, July 12, 2020

The GMUG had two small fires on the landscape the evening of Sunday, July 12, 2020. Anthracite Fire This fire was 0.25 acres in heavy timber on the Paonia Ranger District. It was lightning caused from a weather event that occurred on Sunday evening. A Type 6 engine...

Green Meadows Fire

Green Meadows Fire

As of Tuesday, 0800 July 14th, the #greenmeadowsfire was 100% contained. Fire sustained high winds yesterday with no spread, and rain last night helped some. Crews mopping up final hot spots in the interior today and hope to have the fire “controlled” by the end of...

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Pine Gulch Fire

8/9/20 Update On Sunday, the #PineGulchFireCO grew to 25,026 acres. The fire was active from the pre-dawn hours through the day, primarily on Horse Mountain. Fuels remained critically dry and winds out of the southeast continued pushing the fire northeast through the...

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose, COLO.—Sheriff Gene Lillard is lifting fire restrictions effective Thursday, July 30 at 12:01 a.m. The decision was made alongside partner agencies including federal lands, weather partners, and surrounding counties in order to avoid confusion when recreating...

GMUG Lifts Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, July 29, 2020  – The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests will transition out of all current fire restrictions effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 30. GMUG Fire Managers based their decision on specific conditions such as...

BLM Tres Rios and Uncompahgre Field Office’s lift Stage I Fire Restrictions 

MONTROSE, Colo. – Current Stage I Fire Restrictions will be lifted on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the Tres Rios and Uncompahgre field offices effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020. This decision comes after southwest...

Two Fires on Sunday, July 12, 2020

The GMUG had two small fires on the landscape the evening of Sunday, July 12, 2020. Anthracite Fire This fire was 0.25 acres in heavy timber on the Paonia Ranger District. It was lightning caused from a weather event that occurred on Sunday evening. A Type 6 engine...

Green Meadows Fire

As of Tuesday, 0800 July 14th, the #greenmeadowsfire was 100% contained. Fire sustained high winds yesterday with no spread, and rain last night helped some. Crews mopping up final hot spots in the interior today and hope to have the fire “controlled” by the end of...

Gunnison Moves to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions July 10, 2020

Gunnison County goes into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at 12:01am on Friday July 10, 2020.      

Delta County Enters into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Effective 7/6/20, Delta County is under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.

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