Meeker and Rangely both have spectacular fireworks displays but because of extreme hot and dry weather conditions and current fires burning in the state, both fire chiefs wisely announced this year’s Fourth of July displays would be cancelled.
RBC I Extreme fire conditions in northwestern Colorado have prompted the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit to increase fire restrictions to the “Stage II” level for all BLM lands in the Little Snake, Kremmling and White River field offices beginning Friday, June 22.
RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (Northwest Colorado District), the White River National Forest and the National Park Service-Colorado National Monument will institute Stage II fire restrictions on Friday, June 22.
RBC I Residents are reminded to remain “on guard” with the use of fire during Red Flag warning periods.
RBC I With below normal precipitation, early snowpack runoff and above normal temperatures, the stage is set for fast-growing fires. There have been numerous wildland fires in northwest Colorado, predominantly on private property, from agriculture and debris burning that have burned out of control. One of the reported fires caused damage to neighboring property and [...]