The Wild Fire from Lightner Creek in the outskirts of Durango, Colorado still remains at 20% contained as of July, 1st 2017. There isn’t visible smoke at this time from the other side of Durango. Still sending our message to all.
They love to call this the “One Million Dollar Highway” and wether you drive by night or day, I can tell you that the first time will give you some chills. The scenery is gorgeous and some drops are very impressive. Add rain/snow and I can say, you won’t forget it.
Nighttime hit Durango and the wild fire was still going. Managed to get some shots from Fort Lewis College, which is still a safe place to be. The town is safe, most of the fire is happening in the outskirts. For more information and updates about the fire, I suggest visiting the Durango Herald. As…
About to eat a burger when we noticed a fire on the other side of the mountains. Started small, saw planes and imagined it would be under control within minutes. Regretfully, we were wrong.