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West Fire

Unit Information

Little Snake Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Colorado
Craig, CO 81625

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The West Fire started on June 20. 2021. The fire was last mapped at 3107 acres. The fire is burning in heavy lodgepole and limber pine surrounded by sagebrush and grasses; no structures are threatened. 

Moffat and Rio Blanco County and all BLM lands within the Little Snake and White River Field Offices are currently in Stage 1 fire restrictions. These areas will begin Stage 2 Fire Restrictions June 25 at 12:01 a.m.  

Information will be posted to this Inciweb page as well as the BLM Colorado Fire Facebook page.    

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday June 20th, 2021 approx. 12:15 PM
Location80 miles northwest of Craig, CO
Coordinates40.985 latitude, -108.968 longitude

Current Situation

Size3,429 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory), Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

A wildland fire engine will remain on scene for the next 6 days working to clean up hot spots.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Transition to Type 4 organization.

Projected Incident Activity

A wildland fire engine will remain on scene for the next 6 days working to clean up hot spots.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns