"I Do" Fire

"I Do" Fire (HM25PN)

Location: , CO 81640 Moffat County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 28.999', W 108° 10.923'

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On July 16, 1988, a lightning-caused wildfire burned over 15,000 acres of public and private land here as far as the eye can see.
The "I Do" fire, named for a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) firefighter who was married on that day, became the largest wildfire in Colorado's recorded history.

BLM planted wheatgrass and rye in strips and at right angles to the prevailing winds, to reduce wind erosion until the area is revegetated.

This area is home to large numbers of deer and antelope as well as a variety of smaller mammals and birds.

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HM NumberHM25PN
Placed ByDepartment of the Interior Bureau of Land Management
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 7:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 738850 N 4485217
Decimal Degrees40.48331667, -108.18205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.999', W 108° 10.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 59.94" N, 108° 10' 55.38" W
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Area Code(s)970, 435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-40, CO 81640, US
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