RBC I The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit is fully staffed and prepared for wildland fire response. New fire recruits as well as returning firefighters have been training and refurbishing equipment since mid-May.
GRAND JUNCTION I A host of wildland fire experts and local, state and federal fire managers will discuss the true cost of wildfire in Colorado communities at the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference, set for April 16-17 in Glenwood Springs.
RBC I The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for a second round of awards under the Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program.
GRAND JUNCTION I (AP) The federal Bureau of Land Management is planning to reseed portions of areas where two wildfires burned this summer.
The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit would like to thank the people who have reported wildland fires.
RBC I The Milk Creek Fire, 15 miles northeast of Meeker and 3.5 miles east of Yellow Jacket Pass, was reported July 4. Attack resources responded immediately.
RBC I Superintendent Mary Risser stated that restrictions on open fires went into effect on Tuesday for the entire monument. “The extremely dry conditions along with large amounts of flammable vegetation have created a high fire danger situation,” she said. “As recent fires in the monument have shown, conditions are ripe for fires to break […]
RBC I Despite already being thrust into the field to battle wildfires, annual wildland fire training is continuing for new recruits and returning seasonal firefighters in northwest Colorado. After a relatively moist spring, firefighters are already experiencing an above-average start to the fire season this year. The five-year average for the Northwest Colorado Unit is […]