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Skunk Creek

Unit Information

Little Snake Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Colorado
Craig, CO 81625

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The Skunk Creek Fire was reported Sunday night about 6:45 p.m. burning in oak brush about 30 miles north of Craig near the Wyoming border. It grew to 620 acres but has not grown in several days. The fire received rain Tuesday and Wednesday, which has helped firefighters.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 08th, 2018 approx. 06:45 PM
Location30 miles north of Craig
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.976 latitude, -107.529 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel124
Size620 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

oak brush, sage

Significant Events

Firefighters have been successful keeping the fire from moving south towards structures in Wilderness Ranch and Bakers Peak.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to strengthen containment lines and prevent the fire from moving south.