Updates on current pile burn activities:
February 4, 2020:
BLM-Rocky Mountain District Fire crews will be working to complete the Mt. Shavano pile burn today northwest of Poncha Springs.
Smoke will be visible from US Highway 285, US Highway 50, and Salida through the days of the burn. Personnel will be on scene conducting ignitions and monitoring the piles through the days. With cooler temperatures in the evening, smoke may accumulate in low-lying areas.
More information on past pile burn activities from winter 2020-spring 2021, please visit the news section of this page.