The Middle Mamm Fire was started by lighting on July 28, 2019. It is burning in the Middle Mamm Creek drainage approximately 10 miles south of Rifle, Colorado. The fire is being managed for resource benefits to reduce accumulated fuels, stimulate forage growth and improve habitat. The current conditions and location of the fire are conducive to safely managing the fire for these ecosystem benefits. Firefighter and public safety is the primary objective. Crews are working to construct indirect fuel breaks and fire line to ensure that private property and associated infrastructure is protected.
The community can expect to continue to see smoke and fire traffic. Updates will be posted as conditions or operations change.
For Middle Mamm fire information on Facebook please visit: https://www.facebook.com/MiddleMammFire/
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 28th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||10 miles south of Rifle, CO|
|Incident Commander||Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit|
|Incident Description||Wildfire: Managed For Resource Benefit|
|Coordinates||39.369 latitude, -107.788 longitude|
Standing dead, downed timber
|Projected Incident Activity|
Active management for resource benefit: Management Action Points are in place, actions will be taken if they are breached.