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Burro Fire

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San Juan National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Colorado
Durango, CO 81301

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News Releases — Burro Fire

Burro Fire Udate for June 20 Released: 6/20/2018
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: 6/19/2018
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: 6/18/2018
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...
Burro Fire Update for June 16 Released: 6/16/2018
Current Situation: What remains of Hurricane Bud will continue to bring cloudy skies and rain, with up to one inch of rain possible. The Burro Fire showed some growth yesterday due to high winds...
Burro Fire Update for June 15 Released: 6/15/2018
June 15, 2018 Current Situation: At the public meeting in Dolores last night, Fire managers told residents they should expect this fire to last until there is sufficient and consistent...
June 13 Fire Update Released: 6/13/2018
416 Fire and Burro Fire Update Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team- Todd Pechota, Incident Commander Information Center: 970-403-5326 Hours of operation: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Website for 416...
July 12, 2018 Evening Fire Update Released: 6/12/2018
Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team- Todd Pechota, Incident Commander Information Center: 970-403-5326 Hours of operation: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Website for 416 Fire:...
Smoke Outlook for 6/12 - 6/13 Released: 6/12/2018
Smoke Outlook for 6/12 - 6/13SW Colorado 416 and Burro Fires Issued at: 2018-06-12 14:43 UTC Outlook for SW ColoradoFire Fire size is about 21,131 acres, 15% contained. Fire weather conditions remain...
San Juan National Forest to Implement Forest-wide Closure Order Released: 6/12/2018
Release Date: Jun 11, 2018 The San Juan National Forest (SJNF) is planning to implement Forest-wide Stage 3 fire closure this week, which will prohibit most entry into the forest. The purpose of the...