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ROC Fire

ROC Fire

Fire Crews Continue Working on the Roc Fire Moab, Utah, July 1, 2020 – Fire crews are making significant progress on the Roc Fire near Buckeye Reservoir. The fire has seen no growth since Sunday, despite dry and windy conditions. The fire acreage held at 210 acres,...

3 Lightning Caused Fires

3 Lightning Caused Fires

Today, crews are making significant progress on the three lightning-caused fires burning in remote Mesa County. Crews continue to secure perimeter line, mop-up hot spots and seek any potential flare ups from the current dry and windy conditions. Colorado Division of...

6/4/20 Blue Creek Fire Update

6/4/20 Blue Creek Fire Update

UPDATE: Crews are making good progress on the Blue Creek Fire in Mesa County. Two Federal Hotshot Crews arrived on scene today to construct line around the fire. Resources, including two Type 2 helicopters, have been able to hold the fire around 83 acres. We will...

Blue Creek Fire

Blue Creek Fire

At 6 p.m. yesterday, crews responded to the Blue Creek Fire in Mesa County about 10 miles SE of Gateway. Resources on scene include three federal engines, one heavy air tanker, six smoke jumpers, and one Department of Fire Prevention and Control Type 2 helicopter. The...

GMUG to Begin Opening Some Developed Recreation Sites

GMUG to Begin Opening Some Developed Recreation Sites

News Release For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Kimberlee Phillips (970) 874-6717 kim.phillips@usda.gov Dylan Peters (970) 874-6625 dylan.peters@usda.gov GMUG to Begin Opening Some Developed Recreation Sites Delta, Colo., May 26, 2020 –Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and...

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Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2, 2020

Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Gene Lillard has recommended Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2nd.  Moisture levels are dropping daily, federal land partners...

ROC Fire

Fire Crews Continue Working on the Roc Fire Moab, Utah, July 1, 2020 – Fire crews are making significant progress on the Roc Fire near Buckeye Reservoir. The fire has seen no growth since Sunday, despite dry and windy conditions. The fire acreage held at 210 acres,...

Squirrel Rock Fire

6:40pm Update - June 12, 2020 6:40p As of 5:00p, the Squirrel Rock Fire in Cedaredge is estimated...

3 Lightning Caused Fires

Today, crews are making significant progress on the three lightning-caused fires burning in remote Mesa County. Crews continue to secure perimeter line, mop-up hot spots and seek any potential flare ups from the current dry and windy conditions. Colorado Division of...

6/4/20 Blue Creek Fire Update

UPDATE: Crews are making good progress on the Blue Creek Fire in Mesa County. Two Federal Hotshot Crews arrived on scene today to construct line around the fire. Resources, including two Type 2 helicopters, have been able to hold the fire around 83 acres. We will...

Blue Creek Fire

At 6 p.m. yesterday, crews responded to the Blue Creek Fire in Mesa County about 10 miles SE of Gateway. Resources on scene include three federal engines, one heavy air tanker, six smoke jumpers, and one Department of Fire Prevention and Control Type 2 helicopter. The...

GMUG to Begin Opening Some Developed Recreation Sites

News Release For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Kimberlee Phillips (970) 874-6717 kim.phillips@usda.gov Dylan Peters (970) 874-6625 dylan.peters@usda.gov GMUG to Begin Opening Some Developed Recreation Sites Delta, Colo., May 26, 2020 –Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and...
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