2020-21 Royal Gorge FO Pile Burns
21.6 mi
SW of Colorado Springs, CO
10 monthsago
Fire Status:
Last Updated:
1 month ago
Incident #:
Fire Start:
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:15 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 4 months ago

Incident Photo for the 2020-21 Royal Gorge FO Pile Burns Fire

Updates on current pile burn activities:

February 4, 2020:
BLM-Rocky Mountain District Fire crews will be working to complete the Mt. Shavano pile burn today northwest of Poncha Springs. 

Smoke will be visible from US Highway 285, US Highway 50, and Salida through the days of the burn. Personnel will be on scene conducting ignitions and monitoring the piles through the days. With cooler temperatures in the evening, smoke may accumulate in low-lying areas.

More information on past pile burn activities from winter 2020-spring 2021, please visit the news section of this page. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Prescribed Fire
Incident Description:
2020-2021 Royal Gorge Field Office Pile Burns In Fremont, Chaffee, And Custer Counties.
38.445, -105.196

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
BLM Rocky Mountain District Fire Info Office
Email: beporter@blm.gov
Phone: 719-315-0690
Fire Unit Information
BLM Rocky Mountain District Fire
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212