A slash pile is burning

Pile burning set for Garfield and Pitkin counties

October 13, 2021

If conditions allow in the coming weeks, firefighters from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit may begin burning slash piles in Garfield and Pitkin counties. In Garfield County, firefighters will burn approximately 150 piles across 10 acres in the 4-Mile Creek drainage five miles south of Glenwood Springs on Bureau of Lane Management and National Forest System lands. They will also burn 10 piles on Uncle Bob Mountain on National Forest System lands about 12 miles south of New Castle.

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