Bureau of Land Management — White River Field Office
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview Updated: 5 months ago
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.
Date of Origin:
Friday, June 18, 2021 6:45 PM MDT
20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado
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.
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday, July 10, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
Pinyon, juniper and sagebrush
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.
Chris Maestas, BLM Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 970-761-8069
Fire Unit Information
White River Field Office Bureau of Land Management Colorado Meeker, CO 81641