The lightning caused Split Fire at Dinosaur National Monument was discovered on Friday, June 26. Upon detection, the fire was 1/4 acre and burning in very steep, mountainous terrain. The fire is currently 37 acres and is burning at 7,000 feet on the north side of Split Mountain near Rainbow Park. All park facilities currently remain open.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday June 26th, 2020 approx. 10:45 AM|
|Incident Commander||Charlie Reynar|
|Incident Description||Burning In Rough Steep Terrain|
|Coordinates||40.482 latitude, -109.202 longitude|
Timber with litter understory and grass.
Monitor and be readily available to suppress.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Possible down-slope spread to the north.
Heavier winds and thunderstorms in the forecast