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East Rim Fire

Unit Information

San Juan National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301

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Smoke puffs up from the forest on July 8.Image options: [ Full Size ]

The East Rim fire was started on the afternoon of July 2, 2017, during a lightning storm. It is located ten miles northeast of Dove Creek Colorado. The majority of the lands are managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management; an adjacent parcel of private land is being protected. Fuel types are Ponderosa Pine, Gambel Oak and Pinion Pine.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday August 01st, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM