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Pine Gulch Fire

Updated 2021-02-13
  • Pine Gulch Fire

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    The Pine Gulch Fire ignited north of Grand Junction on July 31, 2020. It is the third-largest fire in state history, burning more than 139,000 acres.
    Pine Gulch Fire
  • Firefighters battle the Pine Gulch Fire

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    Firefighters walk toward a section of the Pine Gulch Fire north of Grand Junction on August 21, 2020. By that point nearly 900 firefighters were battling the blaze, which had blown up to 125,000 acres thanks to strong winds from a thunderstorm.
    Firefighters battle the Pine Gulch Fire
  • Thank You Note to Firefighters

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    A handwritten thank you note to firefighters battling the Pine Gulch Fire near Grand Junction in August 2020.
    Thank You Note to Firefighters
  • Pine Gulch Fire, Aerial View

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    Aerial view of the Pine Gulch Fire north of Grand Junction on August 2, 2020, just three days after it started. The photo is looking west, with the Book Cliffs in the upper left corner and the city of Grand Junction beyond the frame's upper-left corner. The Pine Gulch Fire eventually became the state's largest fire at 139,000 acres, although that record would only stand for about a month.
    Pine Gulch Fire, Aerial View
  • Pine Gulch Fire Map
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