Routt National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
925 Weiss Dr
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
The Black Mountain Fire was reported on August 29 on the Routt National Forest approximately 8 miles NE of Kremmling, in Grand County, Colorado. Investigators have determined the fire was caused by lightning.
A forest area closure remains in effect and there are also Bureau of Land Management closures too.
A local Type 4 Organization assumed command of the fire on September 14th.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 29th, 2021 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||Grand County, Colorado, approximately 13 miles NE of Kremmling|
|Incident Commander||USDA Forest Service|
|Coordinates||40.161 latitude, -106.235 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber (grass and understory); heavy logging slash; brush
Heavy Timber with dead and down
Patrol fireline where appropriate utilizing sound risk management processes and life/safety principles.
Utilize aviation resources when necessary to support resource objectives on the ground.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No growth expected
Incoming seasonal weather that may cause difficulty with access.