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Simms Fire Community Meeting

Simms Fire Community Meeting

PSA: Simms Fire Community Meeting tonight 6 pm. Join the Incident Management Team, Montrose County - Government, Ouray County Sheriff's Office, Bureau of Land Management - Colorado, U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National...

Future Simms Fire Mesa Updates on WestSlopeFireInfo.com

Future Simms Fire Mesa Updates on WestSlopeFireInfo.com

FUTURE SIMMS FIRE MESA UPDATES WILL BE POSTED EXCLUSIVELY TO WESTSLOPEFIREINFO.COM. --- Special Note: The Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team One assumed command of the fire at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022. There will be a community meeting tonight...

Simms Fire Evening Update – 5/20/22 6:30pm

Simms Fire Evening Update – 5/20/22 6:30pm

Montrose, Colorado, May 20, 2022Name: Simms FireLocation: 15 miles southwest of MontroseSize: 370 acresCause: Under investigationJurisdiction: USFS and BLMResources Assigned: 1 large helicopter, 10 engines, 2 water tenders, 1 dozer, 2 fire modules, 1 Type...

Evacuation Lifted Except for Those in Wildcat Drainage

Evacuation Lifted Except for Those in Wildcat Drainage

The evacuation orders have been lifted for the Simms Fire for all residents *EXCEPT those along the Wildcat Drainage area. Residents in the closed area are not able to return. Updated fire information is available at westslopefireinfo.com. If you have...

Public Information Line

Public Information Line

For fire information or assistance with evacuation, please call the Simms Mesa Fire Public Information line at (970) 765-7309. 

Simms Fire Update 5/20/22

Simms Fire Update 5/20/22

For Immediate Release: Simms Fire – UpdateMontrose, Colorado, May 20, 2022Name: Simms FireLocation: 15 miles southwest of MontroseSize: 371 acresCause: Under investigationJurisdiction: USFS and BLMResources Assigned: 2 air tankers, 2 large helicopter, 10...

Simms Fire Reported on the Uncompahgre National Forest

Simms Fire Reported on the Uncompahgre National Forest

Crews Are On Scene and Evacuations Are Underway Montrose, Colorado, May 19, 2022 – The Simms Fire was reported today on the Ouray Ranger District of the Uncompahgre National Forest. It is burning in Pinyon Juniper with active fire behavior. Structures in the fire’s...

Simms Mesa Fire Evacuation

Simms Mesa Fire Evacuation

EVACUATION NOTICEAny individuals that reside between Simms Mesa Rd, Government Springs Road as well as Wild Cat Canyon, EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY. The evacuation area is a 5 mile radius of the pin on the map. Coordinates are 38.2763, -107.9271. Evacuation...

Lobby Closed Friday 5/20

Lobby Closed Friday 5/20

Our front lobby will be closed Friday 5/20 as we remodel our reception office. If you need assistance, please call WestCo Dispatch at their non-emergency number (970) 249-9110.

Windy Point Jane Identified

Windy Point Jane Identified

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM SHERIFF GENE LILLARD- Windy Point Jane Identified---In August of 2020, Commander Ted Valerio approached me and asked to submit samples to CBI for new and advanced technology in Forensic Genetic Genealogy aka Familial DNA...

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