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Burro Fire

Unit Information

San Juan National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301

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Incident Contacts

Burro Fire Information
Email: 2018_cosjf_burro@firenet.gov
Phone: 970-715-1139
Hours: 0800-2000 hours

416 Fire Information
Email: 2018_cosjf_416@firenet.gov
Phone: 970-403-5326
Hours: 0800-2000 hours

News Releases — Burro Fire

Burro Fire Update for June 24 Released: 1 day ago
Current Situation: Another “red flag” warning has been issued for the Burro Fire area today because of the possibility of strong winds and low humidity. Several trees were seen burning or...
Burro Fire Update for June 23 Released: 2 days ago
June 23, 2018 Current Situation: The Burro Fire continued to creep and smolder Friday and an infrared image of the area made overnight shows there are still pockets of fire remaining. Because of...
Burro Fire Update for June 22 Released: 3 days ago
Current Situation: There is a “red flag” warning today meaning weather conditions are right for rapid fire growth. Residents and visitors to the area near the Burro Fire may see or smell smoke...
Burro Fire Update for June 21 Released: 4 days ago
Current Situation: Most of the San Juan National Forest which was closed earlier this month will reopen today at 3:00 p.m. Portions of the forest impacted by the still on-going Burro and 416 fires...
Most Area Public Lands to Reopen 6-21 at 3:00 p.m. Released: 5 days ago
Most San Juan National Forest and Durango-area BLM-managed lands re-open on Thursday. Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Remain in Effect.DURANGO, Colo. – On Thursday, June 21, at 3 p.m., the San Juan...
Forest to Re-open Thursday, June 21 at 3 p.m. Released: 5 days ago
As of Thursday, June 21, at 3 p.m., the San Juan National Forest (SJNF) will re-open except for the areas surrounding the active 416 and Burro Wildfires. Lands managed by the Bureau of Land...
Burro Fire Udate for June 20 Released: 5 days ago
Current Situation: Firefighters on the Burro Fire continue to make great progress strengthening containment lines on the southern and western edges of the fire. Because of that, managers are...
Burro Fire Update for June 19 Released: 6 days ago
Current Situation: Our second sunny day continues the drying trend over the Burro Fire area. Smoke will become more visible as fuels smolder in the previously burned areas and flames may begin to...
Burro Fire Update for June 18, 2018 Released: 7 days ago
Current Situation: The heavy rain that fell over the Burro Fire area, just over an inch, is expected to continue to moderate the fires activity for the next few days. However, the large sized fuels...
Burro Fire Update for June 17 Released: 6/17/2018
Current Situation: Heavy rain fell over the Burro Fire area overnight and as a result, minimal fire activity is expected, at least for the next few days. Over one-inch of rain was recorded at a...