Update: Two fires start from lightning strikes in East Fork area

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Update: Two fires start from lightning strikes in East Fork area
According to U.S. Forest Service Public Affairs Specialist Ann Bond, two fires were started from lightning strikes in the East Fork area south of U.S. 160 Thursday evening.
The single-tree fires were called in around 8:30 p.m. and were spotted in the John Creek drainage.
The Pagosa District Fire squad is monitoring the fire activity. At this time there is only one tree still burning. The fire size is one-tenth of an acre. The area received rain about 3 p.m. today.