Video: Gunnison volunteer firefighters help knock down wildfire

SANPETE COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 15, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — The Gunnison Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a fire just after 4 p.m. Sunday, and responded to a mountainous area to the south, on Bureau of Land Management property.

“On initial arrival, Gunnison Volunteer Fire Department found an approximate two-acre fire burning in timber, grass and sage,” the department says in a statement posted Monday.

“Aggressive Initial attack by GVFD with a type six unit stopped the fire growth. We were soon joined by the Colorado division of fire prevention and control Heli-Tac team as well as US forest firefighters and a type six from Ohio city volunteer fire department.”
Photos: Gunnison Volunteer Fire Department

“Crews will be in the area for the next few days caring for hot spots. A big thank you to all for a successful team effort!”


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