East Canyon Fire Smoke Provides Setting for Hazy Sunrise Near Durango

Multiple agencies joined forces in battling the East Canyon fire in Montezuma County, Colorado, which had burned through more than 2,760 acres by Thursday, June 18, according to officials.

Video taken on June 17 shows the sunrise in Montezuma County, which turned the sky orange as the haze surrounded the sun.

Lightning ignited the fire on June 14, according to a National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) report. The fire dropped from five percent containment to zero as of Thursday, according to local media. Credit: Nicholas Mimmack via Storyful