RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colo.  (CBS4) – The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office reports a fire near Meeker.

The sheriff’s office dispatch released a tweet at 7:36 a.m. describing the fire’s location as Wilson Creek along Rio Blanco County Road 9.

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( credit – Facebook/Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office)

A regional wildfire information agency, RMA Predictive Services, says the Wilson Fire is threatening gas and oil production facilities.

BLM firefighting resources estimate the blaze to be 21 acres.

The Meeker Fire Department and the Bureau of Land Management are on scene with the RBCSO.

The sheriff’s office requests that residents do not call 9-1-1 for fire information. Information will be posted on social media.

This fire has been named the Wilson Fire. There is another fire in Fremont County called the Wilson Creek Fire.
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