Firefighters are being released from a wildfire west of the Vallecito (vy-uh-SEE’-toh) Reservoir in southwest Colorado, now that an inch of wet snow has fallen on it.
State officials have issued a health advisory for portions of eastern La Plata County because of smoke being generated by the Vallecito Fire burning in the San Juan National Forest.
A wildfire burning out of control in Montezuma County has grown to 100 acres and it now reportedly threatening structures and forcing evacuations.
A 222-acre wildfire burning near Vallecito Reservoir in southwestern Colorado is no longer considered a threat to nearby homes.
One wildfire in southwest Colorado is fully contained, but others are still burning as dry conditions persist.
Several wildfires continue to burn in southwestern Colorado, where dry conditions are expected to continue into next week.