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Winter Hills Fire southeast of Pagosa Springs 75 percent contained

Ground crews report 75 percent containment today of the Winter Hills Fire at 4.1 acres. The small wildfire was reported yesterday morning as the result of a lightning strike about…

Crews work to suppress four-acre fire

San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District firefighters are working to suppress the four-acre Winter Hills Fire, located about 7 miles southeast of Pagosa Springs on National Forest System lands.…

‘Wildfire: Friend or Foe?’ program at the library June 8

By Brandon Caley Special to The PREVIEW The wait is over, boys and girls. The Pagosa Ranger District’s Read with a Ranger program is back at the library for the…

Crews battling 3-acre fire along state border

Several area fire crews are battling a 3-acre fire in southern Archuleta County, near the Colorado-New Mexico border. The fire was started by lightning earlier in the week on a…

Coal Mine Canyon wildfire started by lightning

Archuleta County Emergency Management, along with several other entities, are currently monitoring a wildfire in Coal Mine Canyon. The fire, which began Saturday, May 14, was caused by a lighting…

Meeting to focus on protecting your property from wildfires

By Karen Katsos Special to The SUN We, in Archuleta County, live within a wildland-urban interface (WUI) area. We are at inherent risk of having wildfires. Some years we have…

County groups receive funding for National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day activities

Special to The SUN National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is Saturday, May 7. Recently, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) selected 125 communities, including Pagosa Springs, to receive $500 project…

PFPD and ACSO respond to fires near highway

Multiple agencies responded to two fires in close proximity to each other on the side of the highway in the early morning of Friday, March 25. The fires occurred near…

Fire department responds to multiple fires

Fire department responds to multiple fires

On Monday, March 21, members of the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) were dispatched to the Aspen Springs area to respond to a fire. According to firefighter Kelly Robertson, who…

Area fires contained, haze will continue

Area fires contained, haze will continue

While much of the haze in the area is from the numerous fires in the northwestern United States, Archuleta County got a (luckily) small taste of this year’s epic wildfire…