The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit would like to thank the people who have reported wildland fires.
Tara Earl is a member of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corp Veterans Fire Crew, which has been training to fight fires, has mitigated fire-supporting conditions and forage and has even fought a wildland fire in […]
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.
This Helitack truck from Vale, Ore., is one of the many Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service vehicles visible all around Meeker, Rangely and Rio Blanco County as fire attack teams and support […]
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 […]
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 […]
RBC I Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit has announced that many Bureau of Land Management lands in Northwest Colorado have already entered into fire restrictions to lessen the chance of human-caused wildfires.
RBC I The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for a new Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program that provides $9.8 million in grants to reduce the risk of wildfire in areas where human […]
RIFLE I After being closed due to the Ward Gulch Fire, Colorado State Highway 325 reopened late Monday night, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife reported Tuesday that the public now has full access to Rifle […]
RBC I Fires continue to spring up around Rio Blanco County with fires in and near Dinosaur National Park and others in the Piceance Basin as of Wednesday.