Terrain Satellite
Grizzly Creek
FIRE
32,431
acres
1.3 mi
ENE of No Name, CO
91%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
26 mins, 22 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6942
Fire Start:
Monday, August 10, 2020 7:30 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 days ago

Incident Photo for the Grizzly Creek Fire

Grizzly Creek Fire Update

Grizzly Creek Information – 970-945-2521

The Grizzly Creek Fire remains 32,431 acres and 91 percent contained. The fire has not grown in about two weeks, although some smokes are occasionally showing in both Grizzly and No Name drainages now that the weather is warmer and drier. Despite Red Flag conditions over the past few days, the fire has not grown. Firefighters continue to monitor the fire and will take action if needed. 

There are closures in place on both BLM and White River National Forest lands. Please look under “closures” for more information. Maps and orders will be updated on this site when they change.

The Grizzly Creek Fire started Aug. 10 in Glenwood Canyon adjacent to Interstate 70. It was human-caused.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human
Date of Origin:
Monday August 10th, 2020 approx. 01:30 PM
Location:
1 mile east of Glenwood Springs, CO
Incident Commander:
UCR Type 4
Coordinates:
39.567, -107.271

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
10
Size (Acres):
32,431
Containment:
91%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Narrative:
Varied fuels including oak brush, and pinyon juniper transitioning to mixed-conifer and aspen at higher elevations. High elevation plateaus consist of rapidly curing grass and shrubs interspersed with pockets of mixed conifer. Fuels at lower elevations are moderating with increased moisture and higher humidity.
Significant Events:
Some smokes and interior burning

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue monitoring fire activity. Suppression action will be taken if needed.
Projected Incident Activity:
Continue suppression repair and monitoring for smokes. Suppression action will be taken if needed.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Drying trend.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Email: 2020.grizzlycreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 970-945-2521
Hours: M-F 8-4p
Fire Unit Information
White River National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
900 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602