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Burro Fire

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

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News Releases — Burro Fire

Burro Fire Update for July 8 Released: 7/8/2018
This is the last daily update on the Burro Fire. This page will be updated only if conditions change. Current situation: The Burro Fire received more rain on the afternoon of July 7, which...
Burro Fire Update for July 7 Released: 7/7/2018
Current situation: The Burro Fire stayed calm and quiet on July 6, as afternoon rains returned to the fire area. Following established safety practices, firefighters kept a careful eye on the...
Burro Fire Update for July 6 Released: 7/6/2018
Current situation: July 5 began cloudy, mild, and humid, which kept the behavior of the Burro Fire minimal. By afternoon, scattered showers brought 0.1 inch of rain to the fire. Those storms also...
Burro Fire Update for July 5 Released: 7/5/2018
Current situation: On July 4, cloudy skies, moderate temperatures, and increased humidity again moderated the behavior of the Burro Fire. As firefighters continue to improve control lines, they...
Burro Fire Update for July 4 Released: 7/4/2018
Current situation: On Tuesday, fire behavior was reduced by cloudy skies, moderate temperatures, and humidity that increased to 23%. The two new fire crews that arrived Monday went promptly to...
Burro Fire Update for July 3 Released: 7/3/2018
Current Situation: Firefighters working near Burro Mountain and Rough Canyon observed increased fire behavior on Monday, due to shifting winds. Much of that increased activity occurred in unburned...
Burro Fire Update for July 2 Released: 7/2/2018
Current Situation: On Sunday, mild winds kept the behavior of the Burro Fire generally calm. There was a small increase in fire activity to the southeast and in the Rough Canyon area, but the fire...
Burro Fire Update for July 1 Released: 7/1/2018
Current Situation: On Saturday, the Burro Fire’s gradual northwest movement down the Bear Creek drainage was slowed by less volatile fuels and light winds. There was also moderate fire activity...
Burro Fire Update for June 30 Released: 6/30/2018
Current Situation: The Burro Fire grew approximately166 acres in the past 24 hours but the large smoke plumes visible from Dolores and Rico are from the 416 Fire, north of Durango. Fire activity on...
Burro Fire Update for June 29 Released: 6/29/2018
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/29/2018 Burro and 416 Fires Actively Burning in the San Juan National Forest Durango, Colorado –Two wildfires on the San Juan National Forest are...