Information from the Third Water Springs Fire Information Officer
Lightning caused firefighters to work on the Third Water Springs Fire approximately 25 miles up Roan Creek Road on Kimball Mountain northwest of De Beque.
The fire was reported at 1:15 pm on July 4. It is currently estimated to be roughly 150 acres in size.
There are seven engines, one water tender, five Type II crews, air attack, and two helicopters (one Type II and one Type III) on scene this morning. The fire is burning in a steep, mountainous area of Garfield County in grass and pinyon-juniper vegetation. The fire is burning on Bureau of Land Management public lands.
There is no current containment on this fire.
Fire information about the Third Water Springs Fire is available by calling 970 244-3104.
Contact: Fire Information at (970) 244-3104.
Photos provided by Kimberly Miller.
Fire Information Officer
Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit