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 fire is burning in remote, rocky terrain with pinyon juniper and grass fuels. Smoke may be visible from the southwestern area of Mesa County. The fire is currently at 83 acres and was determined to be caused by lightning. Crews will continue with suppression efforts and we will provided updates as more information becomes available. #BlueCreekFire #BLMColoradoFire

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