Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Muddy Slide
FIRE
4,093.0
acres
22.2 mi
S of Steamboat Springs, CO
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
26 mins, 25 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-COMRF-000195
Fire Start:
Sunday, June 20, 2021 4:20 PM MDT
Fuels:
9/14/21lodgepole
Dispatch Notes:
Wy-mrf-195iqcs: 549156 | Contain: 09/14/21 1100 | Control: 10/04/21 1700 | Out: 10/27/21 1700
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests (Thunder Basin National Grassland)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Muddy Slide Fire

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. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:00 PM MDT
Location:
20 miles south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Incident Commander:
USDA Forest Service
Coordinates:
40.143, -106.798

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
1
Size (Acres):
4,093
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Grass and understory)
Significant Events:
Minimal, Smoldering

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
above normal temps and low RH over area for next several days

Incident Contact

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