Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Sunday, January 16, 2022 6:18:51 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-COMRF-000195
FWAC Incident ID
191560
Incident Name
Muddy Slide Fire
Last Updated
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:05 PM MST
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Sunday, June 20, 2021 4:20 PM MDT
(7 months ago)
State
Colorado
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
22.2 miles S of Steamboat Springs, CO
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests (Thunder Basin National Grassland)
Fuels
9/14/21lodgepole
Notes
Wy-mrf-195iqcs: 549156 | Contain: 09/14/21 1100 | Control: 10/04/21 1700 | Out: 10/27/21 1700
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Muddy Slide Fire remains 4,093 acres and 80% contained. The fire is currently managed as a Type 4 incident with firefighters in the area monitoring for activity. The fire continues to smolder within its existing footprint with limited potential for spread. Information is being updates on an as-needed basis. 

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Sunday June 20th, 2021 approx. 03:00 PM
Location
20 miles south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Incident Commander
USDA Forest Service
Coordinates
40.143, -106.798
Total Personnel
1
Size (Acres)
4,093
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Timber (Grass and understory)
Significant Events
Minimal, Smoldering
Planned Actions
Resources will continue to secure direct fireline where appropriate limiting exposure to snags and very
steep terrain. Resources continue to assess sources of isolated heat along the perimeter to determine if
action can safely be taken to secure areas of concern. Incident will support other local incidents with
aviation and initial attack if needed. Resources will seek shelter when gusty winds and/or lightning
enter the fire area. Fire rehabilitation will take place throughout the fire area as well as electronic
monitoring.
Projected Incident Activity
Drying trend and winds will be watched closely.
Remarks
Final
209
Weather Concerns
above normal temps and low RH over area for next several days
Incident Contact
Yampa Ranger District
Phone: 970-638-4516
Hours: Daily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fire Unit Information
Routt National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
925 Weiss Dr
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Dispatch Contact
Craig Interagency Dispatch Center | Craig, CO
Phone: 970-826-5037
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2crc/
Incident Map

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