Wild Rose Fire Fact Sheet

The correct amount of containment is 86%. Acreageis 1,067 acres with a decrease in personnel down to 334. Road Closures: Rio Blanco County Road 116 closure has been lifted at Highway 139. However the road to Texas Mountain remains closed. RBCR 113 remains closed; RBCR 107 remains closed from Highway 139 to RBCR 116.

Resources on the fire include 5 Hotshot Crews, 4 Type 2 Handcrews, 11 Engines, 5 helicopters and numerous overhead.

No Red Flag Warning for today on our fire.

The Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team A is also managing the Collins Fire.

Fire Stats:

Size: Approximately 1,067 acres​

Aviation: 5 helicopters; air tankers as needed

Start date and time: June 19, 12:00 AM.​​

Fuel type: pinion and juniper trees

Jurisdiction: Bureau of Land Management

​Threatened: No threats at this time

Cause: Lightning

​Evacuated: No evacuations

Structures threatened: 0

​​Injuries: None

Containment: 86%

​Hand crews: 9

​Engines: 11

NOTE: Wild Rose Fire information contact is Bill Kight with the Rocky Mountain IMT. The NEW information number is: 970-675-8780