Report a Fire: call Montrose Interagency Dispatch (970) 249-1010 or dial 911
Fire Information Line (970) 874-6602: Pre-recorded information on current wildfire conditions, prescribed burns and fire restrictions on the GMUG National Forests.
Never leave campfires unattended. Use water to extinguish it & ensure it is dead out and cool to touch before leaving the area. Fireworks are ALWAYS prohibited on National Forest lands.
GMUG Fire Information: Facebook page with up-to-date information on wildfires, prescrbided burns and fire restrictions on the GMUG National Forests.
West Slope Fire Info: General information about Western Slope fire conditions and restrictions.
Mesa County Fire Restrictions Map: Interactive map for fire restrictions in Mesa County.
Inciweb: Current information on national incidents such as fires, floods and other events.
USDA Forest Service Wildfire Risk to Communities: Free, easy-to-use website with interactive maps, charts, and resources to help communities understand, explore and reduce wildfire risk.
- Montrose Interagency Fire Dispatch Center: (970) 249-1010
- Upper Colorado River Dispatch Center (Grand Junction): (970) 257-4800
- Prescribed Fire - learn more about our prescribed fire plans, monitoring and use of fire for ecological restoration.
- Fire Prevention, Education and Mitigation - learn more about fire stage restrictions, the firewise program and fire adapted communities
Helpful Fire Links
- Bureau of Land Management, Southwest Colorado Fire and Aviation Management
- White River National Forest Fire Information
- San Juan National Forest Fire Information
- Rio Grand National Forest Fire Information
- West Region Wildfire Council
- Colorado Department of Public Safety - Division of Fire Prevention and Control
- Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center -fire information and predictive services for the Rocky Mountain Region
- National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) - Nationwide clearinghouse for information on current wildland fire status and national situation reports.