Windy Pass Fire: The fire has become very active today and is now estimated at 35 acres. An additional crew was ordered and there are now more than 60 firefighters on scene. They are being assisted by helicopters dropping water as needed.
This fire is burning on the south side of Hwy. 160 and was started by lightning on Thursday. The fire is approximately 12 miles northeast of Pagosa Springs near the Windy Pass Trail (566).