UPDATES: Black Ridge Fire on Wednesday

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UPDATES: Black Ridge Fire on Wednesday

Residents safe to remain in homes tonight
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UPDATES: Black Ridge Fire on Wednesday

Fire crews await orders at the Black Ridge Fire on Wednesday afternoon in southern La Plata County. Multiple agencies were responding to the fire, which was threatening homes and gas and oil resources.
A family whose home is a few miles from the Black Ridge Fire prepares to evacuate if an order is given.
Oil and gas workers say they can’t get to wells that are threatened by the Black Ridge Fire in southern La Plata County. Officials said the wells and some homes are threatened by the blaze.
A smoke plume is visible from U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango from the Black Ridge Fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon in southern La Plata County.
A mule is evacuated Wednesday evening from the area where the Black Ridge Fire was burning. No evacuations were ordered, but many residents were taking precautions.
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