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Monday, May 16, 2022

Pagosa Fire Protection District

Firefighters respond to out-of-control trash fire

Firefighters from the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) responded to an out-of-control trash fire on Ute Drive in the Aspen Springs subdivision on Sunday...

9/11 memorial events for 20th anniversary planned

By Clayton ChaneyStaff Writer This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. Archuleta County and Pagosa Springs...

Fire burning on Devil Mountain Road

9:20 p.m. fire update: The fire was contained at 3.7 acres. USFS and Bureau of Indian Affairs will be back on scene tomorrow. --- A fire...

Sheriff lifts county fire restrictions

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Effective today, July 26, fire restrictions in Archuleta County are lifted, per a letter from Archuleta County Sheriff Rich Valdez. The letter...

County, Southern Ute and Forest Service enter stage 1 fire restrictions

By Clayton ChaneyStaff Writer Archuleta County, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the San Juan National Forest (SJNF) entered into stage 1 fire restrictions Wednesday. The...

Garage ‘heavily damaged,’ vintage instruments saved in Jan. 12 fire

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) personnel responded to a garage fire on Jan. 12, with the cause of the...

Fire restrictions lifted for county, tribal lands

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Due to recent rains, additional area agencies lifted fire restrictions this week. On Monday, Archuleta County Sheriff Rich Valdez announced via letter...

Red Flag Warning for Tuesday, May 3

Noon to 9 p.m.  Tuesday, May 3 Conditions will become favorable for easy ignition and rapid spread of fires and extreme fire behavior due to dry fuels, low...

Burn permits required for all open burning

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Due to the potential of wildfire, an open burning fire permit is required for all open burning conducted within...

Pagosa firefighters recognized

Lifetime Achievement Award: Capt. Marvin Johnson Pagosa Fire Protection District  The Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) is comprised of paid staff and volunteers who serve...