DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – Firefighting efforts to contain the Lightner Creek Fire in southern Colorado is expected to cost a couple million dollars.
The Lightner Creek Fire broke out last week west of Durango.
The 412 acre fire cost slightly more than $2 million. The tab will be picked up by the State of Colorado and the federal government, which have a cost sharing agreement.
All roads closed during the fire were also reopened Wednesday.