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Devil Mountain, Keyah Grande fires contained

Local agencies responded to two small fires in the Devil Mountain and Keyah Grande area Thursday afternoon. Pagosa Fire Protection District, Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office and United States Forest Service…

Nixle advisory: Fires at Keyah Grande

Pagosa Fire Protection District and the Office of Emergency Management are aware of the fires in the Keyah Grande area. Both agencies are currently on scene working the incident. Smoke…

Stage 1 fire restrictions remain in place in Archuleta County

Stage 1 fire restrictions remain in place in Archuleta County

November 2 update: October 28 update: Fire restrictions lifted on San Juan National Forest By Lorena Williams San Juan National Forest The majority of the San Juan National Forest has…

Sheriff, San Juan National Forest implement Stage 1 fire restrictions

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Archuleta County will resume Stage 1 fire restrictions effective 12:01 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 19, and the San Juan National Forest will implement restrictions beginning…

Sand Creek Fire area closure lifted

By Lorena Williams San Juan National Forest  A lightning storm on the afternoon of June 13 ignited the Sand Creek Fire on the San Juan National Forest’s Pagosa Ranger District. …

Stove Ridge Fire under investigation

Stove Ridge Fire under investigation

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer An active wildland fire on the Colorado and New Mexico state line along U.S. 84 was reported on July 15 around 3:35 p.m. According to…

Fireworks potential cause of Aspen Springs brush fire

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer A brush fire in Aspen Springs unit six that occurred on the morning of July 11 was reportedly started due to fireworks and is under…

Southern Ute Reservation initiates Stage II fire restrictions

By Lindsay Box Southern Ute Indian Reservation Due to the lack of monsoon moisture, current high temperatures, dry fuel conditions and the occurrence of recent wildland fires, Stage II fire…

Sand Creek Fire 20 percent contained, 104 acres

Esther Godson San Juan National Forest The Sand Creek Fire has shown no significant growth over the last week. It is 20 percent contained at 104 acres. Most of the…

Sand Creek Fire remains at 103 acres as of Wednesday

By Esther Godson San Juan National Forest The Sand Creek Fire remains at 103 acres, smoldering approximately half a mile below the ridgetop.  On Monday, a Chinook helicopter delivered 11…