The Stewart Fire started on the afternoon of July 13, 2020. 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 Stewart Fire was declared 100% contained on July 18, 2020.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 13th, 2020 approx. 10:15 AM|
|Location||22 miles SW of Meeker, CO|
|Incident Commander||Michael Haydon|
|Coordinates||39.793 latitude, -108.195 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday July 21st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM|
Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Minimal smoldering and creeping
Only a few widespread storms expected with warmer temperatures. Afternoon highs will reach the 90F mark with minimum humidity dropping to near 10%. Breezy westerly winds at the ridges with gusts to 25 in the afternoon.