Doe Canyon Fire grows to 540 acres

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Doe Canyon Fire grows to 540 acres

Nearby Lake Canyon prescribed burn covers 2,700 acres
The Doe Canyon Fire burning southeast of Dove Creek has grown to 540 acres. The wildfire, sparked by lightning June 18, is 8% contained.
The Doe Canyon Fire has been burning away forest litter, which benefits the soil and helps slow future wildfires.
Courtesy San Juan National Forest
Courtesy San Juan National Forest
A smoke monitoring station has been set up near Dove Creek to measure impacts from the Lake Canyon prescribed burn and Doe Canyon Fire.
The Doe Canyon Fire and Lake Canyon prescribed burn on the San Juan National Forest as seen from the Benchmark Lookout Tower on the Dolores Ranger District.

Doe Canyon Fire grows to 540 acres

The Doe Canyon Fire burning southeast of Dove Creek has grown to 540 acres. The wildfire, sparked by lightning June 18, is 8% contained.
The Doe Canyon Fire has been burning away forest litter, which benefits the soil and helps slow future wildfires.
Courtesy San Juan National Forest
Courtesy San Juan National Forest
A smoke monitoring station has been set up near Dove Creek to measure impacts from the Lake Canyon prescribed burn and Doe Canyon Fire.
The Doe Canyon Fire and Lake Canyon prescribed burn on the San Juan National Forest as seen from the Benchmark Lookout Tower on the Dolores Ranger District.
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