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Austin Cope

A prolonged dry spell has prompted Forest Service officials to warn of increased fire danger in the region.

US Forest Service

A lightning-sparked wildfire continued to burn Friday in the San Juan National Forest about three miles north of McPhee Dam near the Dry Creek Recreation Area.

US Forest Service

The Draw Fire eight miles northeast of Dolores has grown to just over a thousand acres but is staying within containment lines. The lightning-sparked blaze, which began last week, is burning on the San Juan National Forest. Dolores District Fire Management Officer Patrick Seekins said in a release that crews might burn the remaining unburned section within the containment boundary on Monday.

US Forest Service

A lightning-sparked fire is burning on the San Juan National Forest about eight miles northeast of the town of Dolores in the Boggy Draw area.

Bureau of Land Management

KSJD's Austin Cope spoke on Wednesday morning with Chris Asbjorne, Fire Mitigation and Education Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management, for an update about the lightning-caused Secret Canyon Fire that started east of Dove Creek last week. Click below to listen.

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