Brush Fire Near Meeker

The Meeker Fire Department responded to a brush fire Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 on Rio Blanco County Road 7. No structures were involved in the incident, and the fire was fully contained at 75 acres. Crews were able to get it under control in about an hour and a half. The fire was the result of a controlled burn that was not reported to area officials. Anyone planning a controlled burn in Rio Blanco County is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 878-9600. Photos of the fire courtesy of the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, click to enlarge.

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