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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tuesday afternoon fire update

Tuesday afternoon update from San Juan National Forest Public Affairs Officer Esther Godson: The Sheep Creek fire in the Upper Piedra is "contained and controlled...

County to discuss implications of moving to stage three fire restrictions

The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners will hold a work session at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning to discuss the implications of moving to...

Prescribed burning planned for Turkey Springs/Brockover Mesa area

By Ann Bond Special to The SUN The Pagosa Ranger District plans to burn approximately 250 acres in the Turkey Springs/Brockover Mesa area northwest of Pagosa...

West Fork Complex Fires update July 7; new starts near Williams Lake Reservoir are...

 July 7, 9 a.m.                      Special Messages:  Heavy holiday traffic is expected throughout the fire area today....

Chris Mountain fire remains at 5.7 acres, contained

San Juan National Forest Service Public Affairs Specialist Ann Bond reported this morning that the Chris Mountain remains at 5.7 acres. The cause of the...

Wildfire activity highlights need for homeowners to address risk

By Ryan Lockwood Special to The SUN With wildfires burning homes and causing evacuations throughout Colorado last week — in addition to statewide snowpack levels being...

Southern Ute Reservation will elevate fire restrictions to Stage II

By Rich Gustafson Special to The SUN Due to continued high temperatures, extremely dry fuel conditions and the occurrence of recent wildland fires, Stage II fire...

Firefighters to visit town for Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

By Bill Trimarco Special to The SUN Firefighters, smoke and low flames may be visible in the next few weeks across the San Juan Mountains as...

Three fires burning in region, homes evacuated

Three fires are currently burning in the region as of Friday evening. Park Creek Road            One fire is located near South Fork approximately 1.5 miles...

Sunday and Monday’s winds increase Sand Creek Fire acreage

Troy Hagan, Incident Commander Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black Current situation: The Sand Creek Fire has grown to 88 acres. An infrared flight on Monday mapped...