Lightner Creek Fire is located 1.5 mi up from the junction of County Roads 207 (Lightner Creek)/208 (Dry Fork). Two helicopters and a single engine airtanker are working to keep the fire from spreading uphill. Pre-evacuation orders for 60 homes on CR 207/208. Durango Zone Interagency Type III Team on scene, engines from Durango Fire and Rescue, Upper Pine and Fort Lewis Mesa. CR 207/208 are closed. Still estimated at 25 acres.
Lightner Creek Fire Update
By Bruce Campbell • Jun 27, 2012