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BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices

News Release Southwest District, Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022 Contact: Deana Harms, Fire Mitigation, Education, Prevention Specialist, 970-403-5576 BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices MONTROSE, Colo. –...

New Fire Start—Horsefly Fire

New Fire Start—Horsefly Fire Norwood, Colorado, June 30, 2022 Name: Horsefly Fire Location: 7 miles north of Norwood, CO off Highway 90, on the south side of Patterson Mountain Size: Approximately 2 acres Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: USFS Containment: 0% Threatened...

Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions Effective Immediately

Montrose, COLO.— Sheriff Gene Lillard has removed fire restrictions effective immediately for all of unincorporated Montrose County. The decision was based on fuel moisture measurements in vegetation, predicated weather, and the predicted outlook for wildland fire...

GMUG Rescinds Stage I Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, June 28, 2022 — Effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, Stage I Fire Restrictions will be rescinded for the Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests and the Fruita Division of the Grand Mesa National Forest. Recent rains over much of the...

Ouray County RESCINDS Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Ouray County, Colo. – With the welcomed return of the summer monsoon season, the recent heavy rains over much of Ouray County have increased moisture levels in our surrounding forests and have lessened the threat of wildfire danger, making it possible for Ouray County...

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Rescinded in Unincorporated Delta County

Delta, Colorado—Sheriff Mark Taylor on June 28, 2022, announced that effective 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022; all stage 1 fire restrictions for unincorporated Delta County, that were enacted on June 15, 2022 will be rescinded. The decision was based on a...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti Rec Area Enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions 6/15/22

Gunnison, Colo. – Current and predicted weather, coupled with dry conditions, has necessitated the implementation of fire restrictions for many public lands throughout the state. Effective 12:01 am on Wednesday, June 15, in alignment with Gunnison, Montrose, Ouray,...

GMUG to Implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, June 15, 2022 — At 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be implemented on the Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests and the Fruita Division of the Grand Mesa National Forest. Fire managers base decisions about fire...

Ouray County Enters Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Contact: Jennifer Peterson, Public Information Officer Email: jpeterson@ouraycountyco.gov Ouray County, Colo. - Due to seasonal high temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and the likely strain on responding wildfire resources, Ouray County will enter Stage 1 Fire...

BLM implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices  

BLM implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices   MONTROSE, Colo. – Stage 1 fire restrictions begin June 15 for all Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands administered by the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices within the...

BLM implements Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in Tres Rios Field Office  

BLM implements Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in Tres Rios Field Office   DOLORES, Colo. – Stage 2 fire restrictions begin June 15 for all Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands administered by the Tres Rios Field Office within the boundaries of Archuleta, Dolores,...
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