RBC I Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect for the White River National Forest, Bureau of Land Management-administered lands, unincorporated and private lands in Rio Blanco County.
Two wildfires have ignited off County Road 23 near Rangely. The #Dragon1 fire is estimated at around 40 acres, and the #Dragon2 fire is estimated at 100 acres, according to Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Brice […]
As of press time Wednesday, the Wilson Fire nine miles north of Meeker had burned 350 acres and was 25 percent contained.
Wilson Fire update Fire personnel suspended their work several times yesterday for safety reasons when a storm cell with strong winds and lightning moved through the area in the afternoon. Despite the temporary delays, yesterday’s […]
The Deer Gulch Fire was reported Saturday, July 8 burning 21 miles south, southwest of Meeker around 3:30 p.m. Visit http://facebook.com/BLMColoradoFire/ for more information or call the Peekaboo Fire Information line at 970-329-1008.
UPDATE 10:45 p.m. 7/8: The Wilson Fire is now reportedly threatening structures, and is 8 miles north of Meeker and approximately 100 acres. Chevron’s Wilson Creek Unit 31 gas well is nearby. The incident commander […]
Firefighters successfully contained the five acre Clark Creek fire located approximately 14 miles north of Rifle, Colo., off of Forest Service Road 245 in Garfield County this week. The 245 road, commonly referred to as […]
RBC | With numerous fires burning at various locations around the region it is hard to go anywhere without hearing a discussion about the flames and smoke. People are afraid of where the fires might […]
FINAL UPDATE: Containment of the Dead Dog Fire has increased to 95 percent and the size remains 17,731 acres. On Thursday, firefighters worked diligently to increase containment of the Dead Dog Fire by making efficient […]
RBC I The firefighting efforts on the 1,140-acre Blair Fire, located 20 miles west of Meeker, are scaling down as fire activity wanes. However, a small unmanned aircraft (or drone) being flown by private individuals […]