Wildfire

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to award $10.67 million in grant funding to nine selected recipients across the country to enhance community wildfire smoke preparedness. …

The U.S. Forest Service issued the following update Thursday morning. Trail Springs Fire  | Size:1,251 Acres | Containment: 37% | Cause: Lightning Smoke coming from the Trail Creek Fire was …

Update released on area fires

The following update was released Friday morning, Oct. 27. Overview:  While the Trail Springs Fire has grown several hundred acres in the last 24-36 hours, much of that was planned growth and …

The following information on the Trail Springs and Mill Creek 2 fires was released Thursday morning. Overview:   Firefighters worked both directly and indirectly to contain the Trail …

The San Juan National Forest issued the following update Tuesday morning, Oct. 24. Overview:   The Trail Springs Fire continued to grow to the east and north yesterday, while additional firefighting …

The San Juan National Forest issued the following information Saturday evening, Oct. 21: Dry, warm and windy conditions have increased fire activity today on two wildfires burning in the Pagosa …

Two fires are burning on the San Juan National Forest that were discovered on Oct. 18. According to forest officials, the Trail Springs Fire, burning 12 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs, was five …

The San Juan National Forest issued the following report Friday. The Mill Creek 2 Fire 10 miles northeast of Pagosa Springs is showing increased activity today. It is 4.5 acres in size. The fire is …

The following update was released on Sept. 20:  Highlights:  Tonight at 6pm, both fires will transfer command from Type 3 Incident Commander (ICT3) Nathan Hallam to ICT3 Scotty Nilson. …

The San Juan National Forest’s Pagosa Ranger District is planning to conduct several prescribed burns starting in September. Burning operations may take place over multiple days when weather and …

Quartz Ridge Fire/SUN photo Terri House By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer A number of fires are burning in the area, including two large fires burning on the Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan …

The Bear Creek and Quartz Ridge fires saw substantial growth today San Juan National Forest Two large fires and several small fires are burning on the Pagosa Ranger District. The two large fires are …

Quartz Ridge fire

Quartz Ridge fire puts up smoke Sunday afternoon. Sunday afternoon update: The 19-acre Quartz Ridge Fire is burning approximately three miles into the South San Juan Wilderness. Firefighters are …

BLM Farmington Field Office  Crews from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and San Juan County are on-scene at the Lake Fire on Middle Mesa, northwest of Navajo …

USDA Forest Service The Dry Lake Fire is now 11 percent contained and firefighters have completed “blacklining” the control lines around the 1,372-acre fire. 135 fire personnel are assigned to …

USDA Forest Service Carson National Forest firefighters responded to a lightning-caused fire on the Jicarilla Ranger District. The approximately 400-acre American Mesa Fire is located off Forest …

Staff report According to the USDA Forest Service this afternoon: "The one-acre Quartz Ridge Fire was detected on the Pagosa Ranger District of the burning approximately three miles into the South …

Dry Lake Fire update

San Juan National Forest Firefighters made progress during yesterday’s blacklining operations on the perimeter of the Dry Lake Fire. The 300-acre lightning-caused fire is burning in the First Notch …

Fire restrictions implemented

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Fire restrictions are in place for parts of Archuleta County, with additional agencies moving into fire restrictions in the coming days. The Bureau of Land Management …

Progress made on area fires

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Containment on a pair of lightning-caused wildfires fires burning within Archuleta County grew over the last week, with the Coal Mine Fire 100 percent contained as of …

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