Ward Gulch

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Ward Gulch

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Approximate Location

39.685 latitude, -107.735 longitude

Incident Overview

The 485-acre Ward Gulch Fire is three miles north of Rifle Gap Reservoir. It was reported at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

It was 100 percent contained on June 20. Crews will continue mop-up and patrol. Some smoke may still be visible as interior pockets of vegetation burn. Dust devils of swirling ash will also be common on windy days and may be confused with smoke.

The Colorado River Fire Rescue Regional Fire Authority is providing Facebook updates. www.facebook.com/coloradoriverfirerescue

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday June 14th, 2013 approx. 11:30 AM
Location3 miles north of Rifle Gap Reservoir
Incident CommanderJeff Berino

Current Situation

Total Personnel27
Size485 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Pinon-juniper, sage, grass

Significant Events

Firefighters are continuing mop-up and patrol.

Unit Information

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Colorado River Valley Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Silt, CO 81652

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