Lightining-caused fires still being reported
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Spotty thunderstorms over parts of Colorado the past week didn’t dampen the overall fire danger, according to federal land managers, who decided this week to leave Stage II fire restrictions in place in the White River National Forest, the Colorado River Valley and Western Slope BLM lands.
Firefighters from local fire protection districts as well as the Upper Colorado River fire management area have responded to several lightening-caused fires across the area in the past week. (more…)
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