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Pine Gulch Fire

Pine Gulch Fire

Latest Update Official Pine Gulch Information can be found here: Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6906/ Facebook: https://facebook.com/PineGulchFireCO Pine Gulch Fire reaches 100 percent containment - The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation...

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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Precipitation Allows GMUG to Lift Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, October 26, 2020 – The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests will transition out of all current fire restrictions effective at 12:01 p.m. Monday, October 26. GMUG Fire Managers based their decision on specific conditions such as...

Precipitation Allows GMUG to Lift Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, October 26, 2020 – The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests will transition out of all current fire restrictions effective at 12:01 p.m. Monday, October 26. GMUG Fire Managers based their decision on specific conditions such as...

Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests to Implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, Oct. 22, 2020 – At 12:01 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be implemented on the Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests. Fire managers base decisions about fire restrictions on specific fuel moisture measurements in...

Ouray County Lifts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Along with Ouray County and Bureau of Land Management, the City of Ouray will rescind stage one fire restrictions effective at 12:01am, Oct 2. Please continue to be cautious with any open burning.

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Lifted

Montrose, COLO.—Sheriff Gene Lillard is lifting fire restrictions effective Friday, October 2 at 12:01 am. The decision was made alongside partner agencies including federal lands, weather partners, and surrounding counties in order to avoid confusion when recreating...

GMUG to Implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Delta, Colorado, August 19, 2020 – At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, August 20, 2020, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be implemented on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests. Fire managers base decisions about fire restrictions on specific fuel...

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start Aug. 20th

Montrose, COLO.—The unincorporated area of Montrose County will be in stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Thursday, August 20 at 12:01 am. Seasonal high temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and resources committed at major fires across the state were the deciding...

Mill Creek Wildfire

Mill Creek Wildfire—Final Update Gunnison, Colorado, August 21, 2020 – Current Situation: Fire behavior was minimal over the last operational period allowing firefighters to maintain control of the fireline. Command of the Mill Creek fire transitioned to the Gunnison...
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