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Muddy Slide Fire

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Routt National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
925 Weiss Dr
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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July 24 Muddy Slide Fire Update

Muddy Slide Fire Wildfire
News – 7/24/2021

Muddy Slide Fire Update
Saturday, July 24, 2021

The Muddy Slide Fire remains 4,093 acres and 70% contained. There are 69 personnel assigned to the incident. Crews will continue to patrol all divisions looking for any remaining pockets of heat. The fire continues to smolder within its existing footprint with limited potential to spread.A warming and drying trend begins today over the fire. It will be seasonably warm today, becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures are expected to be in upper 70s to low 80s. Light, terrain driven 5-12 mph winds will be present this morning, with southeast gusts of 17-22 mph later this afternoon. 

The Muddy Slide Fire started on June 20, 2021. Rocky Mountain Area Team Black assumed command of the Muddy Slide Fire on Sunday July 18.