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Canyonlands Fire

Unit Information

BLM Front Range Fire and Aviation Management Unit
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212

Incident Contact

Canyonlands Fire Information Office
Email: frontrangefireaviation@gmail.com
Phone: 719-315-0690
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

Current Situation:

The Canyonlands Fire is now 100% contained as of 2:00 pm. Firefighters mapped the fire perimeter with a GPS unit today to provide a more accurate determination of the actual fire acreage. The final acreage for the Canyonlands Fire is 34 acres, entirely on Bureau of Land Management lands.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginTuesday July 09th, 2019 approx. 03:15 PM
Location9 miles NW of Canon City, CO
Incident CommanderMatt Norden, IC
Coordinates38.502 latitude, -105.444 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel62
Size50 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateSunday July 21st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet); timber (litter and understory); oak and mixed conifer

Significant Events

Minimal; smoldering.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Mop up and secure perimeter.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: Incident will be transitioned back to the local unit.

24 hours:

48 hours:

72 hours:

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot and dry weather expected into the weekend.