Climate Crisis

Update: Pine Gulch Fire, 8/22/2020

FRUITA, CO — Firefighters battling the Pine Gulch fire just north of Mesa County have now reached 19% containment of approximately 126,613 acres. Smoke and haze will continue to blanket the valley, and evacuations have been ordered for various sections of Garfield County, with those previously evacuated but are now home are in pre-evacuation status. There are currently no evacuation orders for Mesa County.

The full reports from the Rocky Mountain Incident Management team are below: