BLM Colorado Fire: wildfires in Garfield County

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT in Garfield County – Crews from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management, along with support from local agencies and departments, are currently engaging in suppression efforts on multiple fires along the Interstate-70 corridor and near Highway 82. Multiple engines, crews, and aircraft are making good progress on the fires.

The largest fire is the Smith Gulch Fire, an estimated 5 acres just NE of De Beque, and is visible from I-70. There were multiple lightning strikes throughout the area late yesterday, but the cause for each fire will be determined after investigation. More information will be posted as soon as available.

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BLM Colorado Fire: wildfires in Garfield County