Burro Fire

Emily Rice / The Journal

Only Mother Nature can extinguish the Burro Fire east of Dolores. That was the message given by fire officials at a public meeting Thursday night in the town’s community center.

US Forest Service

The US Forest Service began the first-ever closure of the San Juan National Forest on Tuesday. According to a Forest Service statement, the decision is based on exteme wildfire danger.

US Forest Service

The San Juan National Forest plans to implement a forest-wide closure on Tuesday because of dangerous fire conditions.