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Fawn Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Maribeth Pecotte
Email: 2020.fawncreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 970-724-3027
Hours: Daily 7am - 8pm

Highlighted Activity

07/19/2020 July 19, 2020 Update for Fawn Creek Fire, Stewart Fire, and Wolf Fire
With minimal fire activity seen on the Fawn Creek and Wolf fires yesterday, crews were able to remove remaining areas of heat near the perimeters while increasing levels of containment on the Fawn...
News - 07/19/2020
Fawn Creek, Stewart, Wolf fires, 18JUL2020mapImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Fawn Creek Fire started on the afternoon of July 13, 2020. It quickly grew to several hundred acres. The Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Type 2 Blue Team assumed command of the Fawn Creek, Stewart, and Wolf Fires all in Rio Blanco County on Wednesday, July 15 at 0600. The Fire was declared 100% contained on July 23, 2020.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday July 13th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
Location26 miles SW of Meeker, CO
Incident CommanderMichael Haydon
Coordinates39.804 latitude, -108.362 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel3
Size3,226 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Tall Grass (2.5 feet)

Significant Events

Minimal smoldering and creeping

Outlook

Planned Actions

Monitor and patrol.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Mostly sunny and very warm/dry. Winds northwesterly and lighter than previous days. Poor humidity recovery into Tuesday.