Monday night’s storm brought a lot of lightning and very little precipitation. There have been quite a few fire starts in the area.
Vahala Fire, near Treasure Falls, 0.1 acre
Six Horse Canyon Fire, 9 miles south of Pagosa Springs, 1 acre
Piedra Peak Fire, northwest of Navajo Lake State Park, 0.1 acre
Sandoval Fire, northeast of Navajo Lake State Park, 1 acre
West Sandoval Fire, northeast of Navajo Lake State Park, 1 acre
Arkansas Loop Fire, 9 miles southwest of Ignacio, 86 acres
Northern New Mexico also has wildfires burning.
Broken Butte Fire, near US 64 & US 84 junction, 0.1 acre
Middle Mesa Fire, west of Navajo Lake State Park, 4 acres
Ditch Canyon Fire, west of Navajo Lake State Park, 0.1 acres
Trail Canyon Fire, west of Navajo Lake, 3 miles from CO border, 15 acres
None of these fires are contained and high winds are in the forecast.
Wednesday is predicted to be a red flag warning day. Thursday will be a wildfire weather watch day.
July 4th is notoriously bad for human caused ignitions.
Fire season is here. Encourage your friends and neighbors to be careful and stay aware.
Archuleta County Program Manager
Wildfire Adapted Partnership
NFPA Certified Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, CWMS-20-33