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Lightner Creek Fire Update

Lightner Fire Update – June 28, 4:00 PM

An additional two 20-person crews were on scene today to help with building fire line on the Lightner Fire, bringing the total number of personnel to 90. The fire did become more active mid-afternoon and increased an additional five acres in size to 85 acres. The helicopter has assisted firefighters throughout the day with water drops as needed.  An update on containment will not be available until this evening.

Non-residents are asked not to drive down County Road 208 due to the fire traffic on the road.

 Fire Information Officer:  Pam Wilson, 970-799-1179

Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch

San Juan National Forest * Bureau of Land Management * National Park Service

Colorado State Forest Service * Bureau of Indian Affairs

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