Black Hills Fire Update: June 25

News release provided by Huerfano County, Office of Emergency Management, Public Information Officer Lori Cordova at 5:08 p.m.

Summary of Black Hills Fire

A fire is burning in Huerfano County approximately 10 miles northwest of Walsenburg in rugged terrain on the Major Ranch subdivision.  The fire was reported to the Huerfano County dispatch at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Size-up Information

The fire has burned approximately three acres and is 0% contained.


Unknown cause at this time, however, lightning has been reported in the area.

Kind of Fuels

Pinon, grass


Huerfano County

Cooperating Agencies

Huerfano County Fire Department, LaVeta Fire, Upper Huerfano Fire, Huerfano County Road and Bridge and Red Cross

Management Strategies

Cut a fire line and contain.


No structures in the area or threatened at this time.