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2020-21 Royal Gorge FO Pile Burns

Unit Information

BLM Rocky Mountain District Fire
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212

Incident Contacts

BLM Rocky Mountain District Fire Info Office
Phone: 719-315-0690

John Markalunas, Assistant Fire Management Officer
Phone: 719-852-8160

Multiple piles of brush are burning among a sparse evergreen forest. The ground is covered with a thick blanket of snow. Image options: [ Full Size ]

Updates on current pile burn activities:

February 4, 2020:
BLM-Rocky Mountain District Fire crews will be working to complete the Mt. Shavano pile burn today northwest of Poncha Springs. 

Smoke will be visible from US Highway 285, US Highway 50, and Salida through the days of the burn. Personnel will be on scene conducting ignitions and monitoring the piles through the days. With cooler temperatures in the evening, smoke may accumulate in low-lying areas.

More information on past pile burn activities from winter 2020-spring 2021, please visit the news section of this page. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Incident Description2020-2021 Royal Gorge Field Office Pile Burns In Fremont, Chaffee, And Custer Counties.
Coordinates38.445 latitude, -105.196 longitude