Assessment of Burro Fire Soil Released

Aug 3, 2018
San Juan National Forest

The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team finished a study on the severity of soil burned by the Burro Fire, just under two months after it started 14 miles south of Rico.

Plateau Fire Complex Tops 3,000 Acres During Burnouts

Jul 30, 2018
San Juan National Forest

The Plateau Fire Complex grew to 3,244 acres as it continues burning north of McPhee Reservoir. Drifting smoke settled as far south as Cortez and created a haze lasting until mid-morning Monday. 

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. 

Burro Fire Nears 100 Percent Containment

Jul 16, 2018

The Burro Fire reached 95 percent containment after recent rainfall and increased humidity benefited firefighting efforts.