News release from the Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch on September 2, 2014 at 9 a.m.
Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch reports that lines have held since late yesterday on the two-acre Turtle Lake Fire, and U.S. Forest Service and Durango Fire and Rescue firefighters continue to work the wildfire. The Pike Hotshots will arrive this morning, and a State of Colorado helicopter will offer air support. Winds are not expected to be an issue with air support today. The wildfire is burning on National Forest lands west of Falls Creek Road. It was reported about noon yesterday and is under investigation as human caused. No structures have been threatened.