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Perins Peak Fire

Unit Information

Tres Rios Field Office
Bureau of Land Management

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Incident Contacts

Shawn Reinhardt
Phone: 970-210-3837
Hours: 8a-4p M-F

Deana Harms
Phone: 970-240-5335
Hours: 8a-4p M-F

Highlighted Activity

05/26/2022 Durango Area Trails Closures
 Trail closures have been lifted. Perins State Wildlife Area remains closed through July to protect sensitive
Closure - 05/26/2022
Trail to Perins Peak winds through the burned areaImage options: [ Full Size ]

Unless there are significant new developments, this page will not be regularly updated.

The 106-acre Perins Peak Fire is northwest of Durango, Colorado on Bureau of Land Management and Colorado Parks and Wildlife lands.

The fire is 100% contained and management of the fire has been returned to the Tres Rios Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management.

Smoke may continue to be visible as pockets of fuel, stumps, etc., inside the perimeter continue to smolder and/or burn.

Fire danger remains very high across southwest Colorado and fire restrictions are in place on all public lands. Learn more about how to prepare your property and to help firefighters protect it, at:

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday May 24th, 2022 approx. 05:00 PM
Location1.5 miles west of Durango, CO in La Plata County.
Incident CommanderAnna Cressler, IC4
Coordinates37.299 latitude, -107.912 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel46
Size106 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, brush

Significant Events

Minimal fire behavior - no visible smoke showing.


Planned Actions

Mop up and patrol existing fire control lines.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Daily high temperatures will continue to rise for the remainder of the week.