Firefighters control three small, local fires


    By Ann Bond

    Special to The SUN

    Lightning sparked three small fires in Pagosa Country in recent days and firefighters report all three are now under control.

    Firefighters reported the Chris Mountain Fire as contained last night at 1/10th of an acre and are on the scene this morning conducting mop-up operations.

    The Palisades  Fire near Poison Park was contained last night at 1/10th of an acre, and the Airport Fire northeast of Stevens Field was contained yesterday at 2/10th of an acre.

    To report a fire on public lands,  contact the Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch Center at 385-1324 or call 911.