Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Oil Springs
FIRE
12,613
acres
42 mi
NNW of Fruita, CO
99%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
21 mins, 25 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-COWRD-000178
Fire Start:
Friday, June 18, 2021 7:48 PM MDT
Fuels:
Pj/spruce
Dispatch Notes:
Co-wrd-178iqcs: 548880 | Contain: 07/09/21 1100
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Land Management — White River Field Office

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Oil Springs Fire

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.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Friday, June 18, 2021 6:45 PM MDT
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

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
286
Size (Acres):
12,613
Containment:
99%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday, July 10, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
Fuels Involved:
Pinyon, juniper and sagebrush

Planned Outlook

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

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
970-826-5037
https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2crc/