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Sulphur Fire

Unit Information

White River Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Colorado
Meeker, CO 81641

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This incident is no longer being updated.

Final Sulphur Fire Update

Update Tuesday – July 31, 2018


The Sulphur Fire has been contained and no further updates are anticipated.

Sulphur Fire

Location: 5 miles north of Meeker, CO

Cause: Lightning

Percent containment: 100%

Start date: Sunday, July 22, 2018

Size: 977acres

Vegetation: Oak Brush and tall grass

Resources: Approximately 15

Fire activity:

Closures:

The public can obtain additional fire information via the following websites and links:
InciWeb Sulphur Fire https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6001/

InciWeb Indian Valley Fire https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6000/

Rio Blanco County Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/pg/RioBlancoCountySheriffsOffice/reviews/

Fire Restrictions https://www.blm.gov/press-release/fire-restrictions-begin-friday-july-7-blm-lands-white-river-field-office trictions https://www.blm.gov/press-release/fire-restrictions-begin-friday-july-7-blm-lands-white-river-field-office


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 22nd, 2018 approx. 12:45 PM
Location5 miles north of Meeker, CO
Incident CommanderKyle Frary
Coordinates40.151 latitude, -107.912 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel15
Size977 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

Outlook

Remarks

The Southwestern Area Incident Management Team 5 will transfer command of the Sulfur Fire back to the local unit at 0600 on 7/31/18