Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wildfire near Durango

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            

For additional information, please                                                                                           June 29, 2011
contact: Butch Knowlton at 970-382-6270                                                                             4:26 p.m.
Durango Fire & Rescue Authority
Responding to Fire Above Purple Cliffs near Durango

Durango, CO – Just before 4:00 PM Durango Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA) was dispatched to a fire above the purple cliffs west of Home Depot.  Three DFRA crews and a helicopter are in the area combating the fire.  At this time, the there is no significant risk, but there will be smoke visible on the ridgeline south of Durango and west of the Home Depot/Walmart area. 

Updated information will be provided as crews combat this fire.


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