Wildfire Incident Report

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Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
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Incident #
2021-COWRD-000178
FWAC Incident ID
190878
Incident Name
Oil Springs Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 12:05 PM MST
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, June 18, 2021 7:48 PM MDT
(7 months ago)
State
Colorado
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
42 miles NNW of Fruita, CO
Responsible Agency
Bureau of Land Management
Responsible Fire Unit
White River Field Office
Fuels
Pj/spruce
Notes
Co-wrd-178iqcs: 548880 | Contain: 07/09/21 1100 | Control: 09/02/21 0900 | Out: 09/20/21 1100
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

July 1, 2021

The Oil Springs Fire is 97 percent contained as of the end of shift tonight. Great Basin Incident Management Team 3 will transition command of the fire to a Type 4 organization on July 3 at 6 a.m. The fire is in monitor status with crews patrolling containment lines around the fire perimeter.

Barring unforeseen developments, this will be the final update from Great Basin Team 3 for the Oil Springs Fire.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Friday June 18th, 2021 approx. 06:45 PM
Location
20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado
Incident Description
The Lightning-caused Oil Springs Fire Was Reported On June 18, 2021, About 20 Miles South Of Rangely, Colorado. Great Basin Team 3, A Type 2 Team, Assumed Command Of The Fire On June 22, 2021.
The Fire Transitioned To A Type 4 Organization At 6 A.m. On July 3.
Coordinates
39.744, -108.873
Total Personnel
286
Size (Acres)
12,613
Containment
99%
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday July 10th, 2021 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Pinyon, juniper and sagebrush
Planned Actions
The Oil Springs Fire is in monitor status. Firefighters are patrolling the containment lines around the fire perimeter.
Projected Incident Activity
Fire behavior will be minimal with no growth expected.
Incident Contact
Chris Maestas, BLM
Email: cjmaestas@blm.gov
Phone: 970-761-8069
Fire Unit Information
White River Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Colorado
Meeker, CO 81641
Dispatch Contact
Craig Interagency Dispatch Center | Craig, CO
Phone: 970-826-5037
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2crc/
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