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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 June 28 Released: 6/28/2018
Current Situation: Expect to see and smell smoke as the Burro Fire continues to be active on the south side of the Bear Creek drainage. Fire managers expect the fire to continue to slowly move its...
Burro Fire Update for June 27 Released: 6/27/2018
Current Situation: The Burro Fire showed signs of life Tuesday, growing an estimated 50 acres in the Bear Creek drainage. Despite that, the fire is still well within containment lines firefighters...
Burro Fire Update for June 26 Released: 6/26/2018
Current Situation: The Burro Fire continues to smolder and smoke in isolated areas, butthere has been little movement of the fire over the past several days. “The aspens, grassesand other...
Burro Fire Update for June 26 Released: 6/26/2018
Burro Fire Update for June 24 Released: 6/24/2018
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: 6/23/2018
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: 6/22/2018
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: 6/21/2018
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: 6/20/2018
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: 6/20/2018
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...