NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Crews have responded to multiple lightning-caused fires in the San Juan National Forest over the past several days. In all, there have been 12, with the most in the Pagosa Ranger District.

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Two small fires on Chris Mountain could be seen from town on Monday, one grew to three acres. A hotshot crew and air resources have been brought in as fire danger remains high and temperatures continue to rise.