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Divide Fire

Unit Information

Little Snake Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
455 Emerson St.
Craig, CO 81625

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The Divide Fire started June 29 in the Great Divide area about 23 miles north of Craig in sagebrush and grass on a mix of private and Bureau of Land Management lands. The cause remains under investigation.


A Type 3 Incident Management Team is managing the fire. Agencies responding to the fire yesterday included the Moffat Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Forest Service, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Craig Fire/Rescue, Moffat County Road and Bridge, and Yampa Valley Electric.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday June 29th, 2018 approx. 02:00 PM
Location23 miles north of Craig
Incident CommanderDaniel Staab
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.783 latitude, -107.836 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel45
Size19,955 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Sagebrush and grass

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot, dry, windy conditions