Incident Description. The lightning-caused Oil Springs Fire was reported on June 18, 2021, about 20 miles south of Rangely, Colorado. Great Basin Team 3, a Type 2 team, assumed command of the fire on June 22, 2021. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 organization at 6 a.m. on July 3. Coordinates.
a 20-acre parcel of private mining claims (see map). Private mining claims are also located outside and adjacent to the Oregon Sunstone Public Collection Area. Large mechanized mining claim operations are visible near the entrance to the Oregon Sunstone Public Collection Area. Mining on these claims is regulated . through Federal and State permits.