Bookcliff fire


Smoke fills the sky from a fire in the Bookcliffs area north of Palisade.

A fire was reported burning in the Bookcliffs area north of Palisade Friday evening that was drawing the attention of air tankers.

BLM Colorado Fire reported the fire around 5:40 p.m. on Friday and said two single-engine air tankers with crews were working to suppress the fire, which it was calling the Red Rock Fire. More air and ground resources are en route.

The agency said on Twitter that the fire was estimated as between 10 and 15 acres.