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Middle Mamm Fire

Unit Information

White River National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
900 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602

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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Email: 2019.MiddleMamm@firenet.gov
Phone: 970-930-1548
Hours: 7 days: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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/

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseNatural/lightning
Date of OriginSunday July 28th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Location10 miles south of Rifle, CO
Incident CommanderUpper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit
Incident DescriptionWildfire: Managed For Resource Benefit
Coordinates39.369 latitude, -107.788 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel7
Size275 Acres
Fuels Involved

Standing dead, downed timber

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

Active management for resource benefit: Management Action Points are in place, actions will be taken if they are breached.