Burro Fire teams plan to secure fire lines, mop up after rain

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Burro Fire teams plan to secure fire lines, mop up after rain

Hot weather, fire risk expected throughout week
Emily Rice/The Journal

The Burro Fire’s path is visible up a Bear Creek canyon from a fire lookout post on Monday.
A log burns Sunday, June 17, in the Burro Fire east of Dolores.
A stump burns Sunday, June 17, in the Burro fire east of Dolores.
The heat map for the Burro Fire, obtained in a flight after 10 p.m. Sunday, showed no fire growth, at 3,715 acres. The flight team speculated that the isolated heat source west of the fire might be a spike camp or hot machinery.
Fire behavior on the Burro and 416 fires was expected to be limited on Monday, with little or no growth, and crews were focusing on mop-up operations, and securing fire lines.

Burro Fire teams plan to secure fire lines, mop up after rain

Emily Rice/The Journal

The Burro Fire’s path is visible up a Bear Creek canyon from a fire lookout post on Monday.
A log burns Sunday, June 17, in the Burro Fire east of Dolores.
A stump burns Sunday, June 17, in the Burro fire east of Dolores.
The heat map for the Burro Fire, obtained in a flight after 10 p.m. Sunday, showed no fire growth, at 3,715 acres. The flight team speculated that the isolated heat source west of the fire might be a spike camp or hot machinery.
Fire behavior on the Burro and 416 fires was expected to be limited on Monday, with little or no growth, and crews were focusing on mop-up operations, and securing fire lines.
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