NIMO Team to transition to Local Type 3 Team
The National Incident Management Organization team (NIMO) that has been managing the #416Fire since June 22nd, will be transitioning the fire back to the San Juan National Forest on Tuesday, July...
July 02, 2018 Daily Update
416 Fire Morning UpdateMonday, July 02, 2018 Joe Reinarz, Incident Commander Location: 13 Miles N. of Durango, COSize: 51,068 (growth of 1,767 acres)Percent Contained: 37%Start Date: June, 1,...
Purgatory Resort Opens July 2
Purgatory Resort (click link for video), near the 416 Fire, will be opening for summer activities beginning Monday, July 02, 2018. The public is reminded that the 416 Fire is still withing close...
June 25 - brief morning update
The 416 grew 584 acres yesterday, new acreage is 34,962. Acreage is from the Infrared Mapping done last night, the map below shows the pockets of growth on the Northwestern side of the
RED FLAG WARNING due to WIND and LOW HUMIDITY
June 24, 2018 - 11:17 a.m. - Reminder: Today there is RED FLAG WARNING due to WIND and LOW HUMIDITY. Weather trends have shown increasing heat and dryness, making fuels more susceptible to ignition....
Brief morning update for June 23, 2018 - 416 Fire
Good morning, the 416 Fire is currently 34,278 acres and remains at 37% contained. There are currently 507 people working on the fire.As a reminder, the San Juan National Forest is in Stage 2 Fire...
June 22, 2018 Brief Update
Our morning update will be out later this morning. The 41 Fire is currently 34,224 acres and is 37% contained. At 6 a.m. this morning the National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) from...
Brief Morning Update
The 416 Fire stayed at 34,161 acres and is now 30% contained.Please join our public information officers around the area today for a 416 Fire briefing. They will be at the following locations:Durango...
Brief Morning Update
Good morning and Happy Father's Day! The 416 Fire is currently 34,161 acres and is at 25% containment. According to the La Plata County Government, U.S. Highway 550 will be open today at 8 a.m....