Burro Fire grows to 1,400 acres; forest closing to recreation

News

Burro Fire grows to 1,400 acres; forest closing to recreation

Hand crews on Sunday focused their efforts near roads on the southern end of the fire, where the mixed conifer timber was more dense.
Hotshot crews from Idaho, Montana, Colorado and Nevada are fighting the Burro Fire.
Journal reporter Jim Mimiaga, right, talks with fire officials, including Jim Mackensen, Stephen Orr and incident commander Jeff Thumm, upper right, about the Burro Fire.
The Burro Fire grew to about 1,000 acres by Sunday afternoon in a remote area of the San Juan National Forest.
James Godwin, a Forest Technician with the San Jan National Forest, informs campers Saturday afternoon of road closures in the Transfer Park area. The forest has extensive closures due to the Burris Fire.
The Burro Fire sent up a huge plume of smoke and grew from a few acres to 30 acres in less than three hours.

Burro Fire grows to 1,400 acres; forest closing to recreation

Hand crews on Sunday focused their efforts near roads on the southern end of the fire, where the mixed conifer timber was more dense.
Hotshot crews from Idaho, Montana, Colorado and Nevada are fighting the Burro Fire.
Journal reporter Jim Mimiaga, right, talks with fire officials, including Jim Mackensen, Stephen Orr and incident commander Jeff Thumm, upper right, about the Burro Fire.
The Burro Fire grew to about 1,000 acres by Sunday afternoon in a remote area of the San Juan National Forest.
James Godwin, a Forest Technician with the San Jan National Forest, informs campers Saturday afternoon of road closures in the Transfer Park area. The forest has extensive closures due to the Burris Fire.
The Burro Fire sent up a huge plume of smoke and grew from a few acres to 30 acres in less than three hours.
Reader Comments
click here to add your event
Area Events