With warmer weather melting much of the snow and exposing last fall’s brush, grass and debris, area residents are beginning to burn off dead brush and leaves, such as this recent small controlled burn near Rangely. County law enforcement agencies remind residents to contact them before a burn takes place. In Rangely, call 675-8466; in Meeker, call 878-5555; to contact the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, call 878-9620 in Meeker or 878-9625 in Rangely.
MEEKER | Firefighters from the Northwest Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit continue to manage the 2,571-acre Hunt Fire on Bureau of Land Management land about 26 miles southwest of Meeker in Rio Blanco County. Lightning […]
STEWART GULCH FIRE Location: 16 miles SW of Meeker in Rio Blanco County Size: 62 acres Cause: Lightning Containment: 100 percent contained as of Saturday, July 28 A wildland fire in Stewart Gulch/Sprague Gulch area was […]