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Canyon Lands Fire Added to Fires Burning in Colorado
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A Canyon Lands fire is reported west of Cañon City. Firefighters from the Front Range Fire and Aviation Management Unit, along with local agencies, are working to suppress the Canyon Lands Fire in Fremont County, Colorado.

The fire is currently ½ acre in size, burning 9 miles northwest of Cañon City, CO on BLM-Royal Gorge Field Office Lands. The Canyon Lands Fire is located in very rugged and isolated country north of the Arkansas River. The fire was first reported at 3:13 p.m. on July 9.

A 5-person hand crew and a type 3 helicopter are assigned. No structures are threatened.

Cause: Lightning

Location: 9 miles NW of Cañon City, CO; east flank of Table Mountain

Size: Estimated ½ acre

Containment: 0%

Jurisdiction: Bureau of Land Management

Fuels: Gamble Oak, Spruce, Fir

Resources: One 5 person hand crew; one Type 3 helicopter

Road Closures: None

Current Actions: Provide for firefighter and public safety, size up the fire, and develop a suppression strategy for the coming operational periods.

Social Media: @BLMColoradoFire

Hashtag: #CanyonLandsFire

The Reveille fire is located 9.5 miles North of Gardner, Colorado, in the San Carlos Ranger District of the San Isabel National Forest, in Huerfano County. The fire was reported to the Pueblo Inter-agency Dispatch Center on Monday June 3, 2019, at approximately 1:00 PM. The cause of the fire was lightning. The fire is in remote forest, and there are no evacuations in place and few values at risk.

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