Squirrel Rock Fire

Click here for updates from the Delta County Office of Emergency Management 6:40pm Update – June 12, 2020 6:40p As of 5:00p, the Squirrel Rock Fire in Cedaredge is estimated to be 90% contained. Crews will continue to work until full containment. All residents...

Counties and Public Land Agencies Offer Friendly Reminders on Best Practices for Preventing Wildfires

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release October 18, 2019 Media Contacts: Kimberlee Phillips, USFS PAO (970) 874-6717 kim.phillips@usda.gov Katie Yergensen, Montrose County PIO (970) 964-8701 kyergensen@montrosecounty.net Counties and Public Land Agencies Offer Friendly...

Uncompahgre Plateau and Grand Mesa Transition Back to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, August 17, 2018 – Beginning at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 the Plateau Division, north of Highways 62, 141 and 145, of the Uncompahgre National Forest, and the Grand Mesa National Forest, including the Fruita Division will transition back to...

Buttermilk Fire Info and News

The Buttermilk Fire is 15% contained. Favorable weather helped ground and air support cool hot spots and complete contingency lines yesterday. Today, a Type I helicopter will continue to cool hot spots and secure line. Heavy equipment arrived late in the day yesterday...

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...
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