July 1, 2021
The Oil Springs Fire is 97 percent contained as of the end of shift tonight. Great Basin Incident Management Team 3 will transition command of the fire to a Type 4 organization on July 3 at 6 a.m. The fire is in monitor status with crews patrolling containment lines around the fire perimeter.
Barring unforeseen developments, this will be the final update from Great Basin Team 3 for the Oil Springs Fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday June 18th, 2021 approx. 06:45 PM|
|Location||20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado|
|Incident Description||The lightning-caused Oil Springs Fire was reported on June 18, 2021, about 20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado. Great Basin Team 3, a Type 2 team, assumed command of the fire on June 22, 2021. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 organization at 6 a.m. on July 3.|
|Coordinates||39.744 latitude, -108.873 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||99%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday July 10th, 2021 approx. 12:00 PM|
Pinyon, juniper and sagebrush
The Oil Springs Fire is in monitor status. Firefighters are patrolling the containment lines around the fire perimeter.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Fire behavior will be minimal with no growth expected.