Montrose County Office of Emergency Management Blog

Nelson Ditch Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 Contact: USFS GMUG Public Affairs Officer, Kimberlee Phillips kim.phillips@usda.gov, (Phone) 970-874-6717 or (Cell) 970-589-0842 Contact: Montrose County Sheriff Gene Lillard glillard@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4023...

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Wildfire in West End of Montrose County

Montrose, COLO. — Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is aware of a small wildfire approximately 3.5 miles north of Norwood on Deer Mesa on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). BLM, MCSO deputies, San Miguel Sheriff's Office...

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Fire Preseason Collaboration

Montrose County Emergency Manager Greg Fisher (left) works with Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control staffers, San Miguel County Sheriff’s Emergency Manager Henry Mitchell (right) and U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National...

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Flood Insurance: What is Covered?

Have you experienced flood damage to your home or business as a result of Colorado rainstorms? There are always many questions from the community on what is covered by insurance companies or other programs. The first step is to meet with your insurance agent to review...

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