Cedar Knob Fire

The Cedar Knob Fire is 100% contained and will no longer be updated on WildlandFires.Info.
More information is available at:

Colorado Office of Emergency Management website or

Public information contact, Micki Trost
303-472-4087 (cell)

Craig Area, Colorado State Forest Service. Ten miles south of Maybell CO. Brush

Acreage:  1,056

Containment  95%

Expected containment July 14, 2012

Crews mopped up about 125 feet from the fire perimeter into the interior of the fire to ensure there are no hot spots or smokes remaining.  The Incident Commander of the Type 3 Incident Management Team said the Cedar Knob Fire will be 100% contained early tomorrow morning, July 14.  The fire will be patrolled by engines from the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office or the Bureau of Land Management for the next few days.


The Cedar Knob Fire started July 10 on state land 10 miles southwest of Maybell off MCR 57 near Jacobs Draw and burned on to BLM lands.  No structures have been destroyed.  No injuries reported. No evacuations.


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