Fire Management

To Report a Fire: Call 911 OR the Pueblo Interagency Dispatch Center at 719-553-1600. 

Help us prevent wildfire by being aware of current fire dangers and restrictions.

Fire PIO phone for media: (719) 229-1567


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Pueblo Dispatch: @pidc

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Active Fire Info.

For active national fire information visit Inciweb. The official interagency website for wildfires and all-risk incidents.

Also visit the Alerts and Notices section for fire updates and info.

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Fire Restrictions

When conditions on the forests and grasslands become critically dry fire staff will often enact fire restrictions for public safety. 

Check for current fire restrictions.

A low intensity surface fire burns pine needles below a Ponderosa Pine

Fire Management

Fire management combines elements of fire prevention, fire suppression, and fire use. Wise use of fire approximates the historical role of fire and enhances long-term wildland values. Learn about our fire program.

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Firewise Tips

Help reduce the risk of wildfire damage and loss by learning more about the Firewise USA™ program, which provides tools and resources to help minimize your exposure to wildfire hazards.

More Resources


Burned Area Emergency Response

BAER is a rapid scientific assessment of imminent threats to human life and safety, property, and critical natural or cultural resources on National Forest System lands.