“One thing that is important to note about this fire is that, the term we use is spotty, and that means the main body of the fire is six acres but there are several small spot fires within a close fire.” –San Juan National Forest Spokesperson Esther Godson
Air crews supported fighters on the ground Thursday. No building have been damaged and no evacuation orders are in place.
Wildfire Update – #needlesfire
The Fire above Purgatory Resort is in the trees above Lifts 1 and 2. No Structures involved. approx. 3-5 acres. Forest Service and DFPD on scene. Air resources making drops on the fire.
— Durango Fire Rescue (@DurangoFire) October 7, 2020