Wildfire

Navajo Nation fire grows to 10,694 acres, health advisory issued

FARMINGTON – The Wood Springs Two Fire on the Navajo Nation had grown to more than 10,000 acres and prompted a public health advisory this week. The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Wood Springs Two Fire grows to more than 5,000 acres

FARMINGTON – The Wood Springs Two Fire, burning on the Navajo Nation, has burned more than 5,000 acres and remained at 0% containment as of Tuesday afternoon. The lightning-caused fire was first...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Fire on Navajo Nation goes from 300 to 3,000 acres in one day

FARMINGTON – A wildfire on the Navajo Nation has grown to more than 3,000 acres in size and was 0% contained as of Monday, fueled by dry conditions and high winds during the last two days. The...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Firefighters strengthen perimeter of Mesa Verde’s Morefield Fire

A lightning-caused wildfire that started Saturday on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park had grown to 46 acres as of Monday, said Cristy Brown, spokeswoman for the park. There was...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Yellow Jacket Fire reaches 395 acres; fire in monument at 155 acres

A fire in Yellow Jacket Canyon southwest of Lewis on Monday reached 395 acres. The blaze, dubbed the Yellow Jacket Fire, was burning on private land and partially on Canyons of the Ancients...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sand Creek Fire tested by Saturday storms

The Sand Creek Fire, burning 20 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs, didn’t grow measurably on Saturday despite afternoon winds that moved in with a storm. The fire was listed at 71 acres on Sunday...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Mesa Verde fire grows to 46 acres

A wildfire on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park grew to 46 acres by Sunday morning. According to Larry Helmerick, a fire information officer at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire north of Durango now 95% contained

Firefighters were able to quickly contain nearly all of a small fire that broke out Thursday north of Durango. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Esther Godson said Friday that the 505 Fire was kept...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Aggressive attack underway for new fire north of Durango

An aggressive attack is underway on a new fire start north of Durango. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Esther Godson said a ¼-acre fire was spotted east of Shalona Lake, about 16 miles north of...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation adapts to fight wildfires during pandemic

FARMINGTON Despite concerns about the coronavirus, Navajo Regional Fire Management said it is prepared to handle what’s expected to be an above-average fire season. The northern portion of the...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

East Canyon Fire is 98% contained, authorities say

Firefighters are close to containing the lightning-caused East Canyon Fire that started last week southeast of Mancos. As of Tuesday evening, the fire was 98% contained, up from 78% Monday. The...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Progress made on 4 blazes burning in Southwest Colorado

Even with a red flag warning in place Monday, firefighters made progress in containing four fires burning across Southwest Colorado. The red flag warning was to expire at 8 p.m. Monday. However,...

DATE: June 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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