UPDATE 6/22/12: The fire has grown to 17,280 acres with 30% containment, growth potential is HIGH. Cause of fire is lightning. Evacuations remain in effect for residents of the Weminuche Valley.
A fire in southwest Colorado called the Little Sand Fire is burning about 13 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs, CO. It is also not far from where the massive Missionary Ridge Fire burned near Vallecito Reservoir exactly ten years ago. Continue reading