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Bocco Fire

Unit Information

Colorado River Valley Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
2300 River Frontage Road Silt Colorado 81652
Silt, CO 81652

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June 9, 2018 map of the Bocco Fire.Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Bocco Fire was reported on the afternoon of June 9th, 2018 burning approximately two miles north of Wolcott, CO. Within two hours of an initial smoke report in the Bocco Hill area, five tankers and multiple other air and ground resources responded.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday June 09th, 2018 approx. 02:15 PM
Location3 miles NW of Wolcott, CO
Incident CommanderBLM
Coordinates39.742 latitude, -106.705 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel9
Size415 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Pinyon/Juniper, Sagebrush, Grass

Significant Events

An unauthorized drone shutdown all air operations on the fire June 10. #WhenYouFlyWeCant #Drones #Safety #Aviation


Planned Actions

Crews continue to monitor and patrol. Some hot spots still exist within the fire perimeter.


No evacuations or closures related to this fire.