San Juan National Forest

Plateau Fire Complex Increases in Size, Closures

Jul 24, 2018
U.S. Forest Service

The Plateau Fire Complex has grown significantly in size because of continuing burnout operations. 

Fires Start Burning North of McPhee Reservoir

Jul 23, 2018
San Juan National Forest

Two fires burning north of McPhee Reservoir grew from recent lightning strikes, according to a release from San Juan National Forest personnel. 

San Juan National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

Jul 13, 2018
Austin Cope

San Juan National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions following an increase in area rainfall. The decision factored in a lower risk for fire behavior, increased humidity and overall weather patterns favorable to combating fires. 

Daniel Rayzel

Several days of showers and thunderstorms have brought some relief to firefighting efforts at the Burro and 416 wildfires — and a risk for flash floods from erosion. 

Dom Paulo

San Juan National Forest has issued a plan for stabilizing and restoring the environment after damage from the 416 Fire.