[responsivevoice voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Listen to this”] EDITOR’S NOTE: Dry conditions in Rio Blanco County contributed to the rapid growth of a wildfire last month in Lions Canyon. The potential for a significant wildfire season, […]
RBC | Acting Regional Forester Jennifer Eberlien today announced and signed an order to temporarily close developed recreation sites and an order to implement fire restrictions within the Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Region to align […]
MEEKER | Aug. 16, firefighters identified and began suppression efforts on a small fire approximately eight miles south of Buford. The fire is burning in difficult terrain with many dead and falling trees. Recent winds […]
Crews continue to battle the James Fire, burning just north of Nine Mile. The fire started Friday afternoon.
Cabin Lake Fire Information Southern Area Incident Management Gold Team Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6057/ Aug. 21, 2018 10 a.m. Quick Facts Structures: No structures have been lost or damaged. Forty-six residences […]
Quick Facts Structures: No structures have been lost or damaged. Forty-six residences and 81 other structures are threatened. Fire size: 6,072 acres and 40 percent contained Location: 16 miles southeast of Meeker Start date July […]
Structures: No structures have been lost or damaged. Forty-six residences and 81 other structures are threatened. Fire size: 6,072 acres and 35 percent contained Location: 16 miles southeast of Meeker Start date July 29, 2018 […]
Quick Facts Fire size: 5,188 acres and 29 percent contained Structures lost or damaged: 0 Location: 16 miles southeast of Meeker Start date July 29, 2018 Cause unknown Total personnel: 326
Widespread smoke from several in-state and out-of-state fires is impacting large sections of western Colorado. In addition, eastern Rio Blanco county has heavy smoke from the Cabin Lake Fire. Periods of moderate to heavy smoke […]
There will be another public meeting regarding the Cabin Lake Fire tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Buford Schoolhouse.
Smoke from area wildfires has reduced the air quality in Meeker to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” at 38 micrograms per cubic meter of fine particle pollution. Sensitive groups include individuals with heart/lung disease, the elderly […]
County Road 10, also known as South Fork, has been evacuated and is closed. The Cabin Lake Fire is experiencing extreme fire conditions due to fuel conditions and gusting 45 mph winds. Crews are actively […]