Pine Gulch Fire Update

Local News

Grand Junction, Colo- Governor Jared Polis declared a state of disaster emergency this evening in mesa and Garfield counties due to the Pine Gulch fire which will direct more state resources to fight the massive blaze.

The fire is now over 126,600 acres and 19 percent contained. The fire is currently 18 miles away from Grand Junction and 12 miles from the Town of Fruita.

“There no concern for the city of Fruita right now, it still way into the bookcliffs.” Dan Ben-Horn, Bureau of Land Management

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