La Plata County man escapes early morning house fire

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La Plata County man escapes early morning house fire

Blaze destroys rental unit between Durango and Bayfield

La Plata County man escapes early morning house fire

Deputy Chief Roy Vreeland, with Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, investigates the scene of a house fire early Monday on County Road 223 east of Durango.
Firefighters Dominic Missildine and Tanner Goodwin, both with Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, put out hot spots Monday at a house fire that started early Monday on County Road 223 east of Durango.
Residents and firefighters kept flames from spreading into trees early Monday on County Road 223, east of Durango, where a house fire caused to men to flee for safety. The fire sent one man to Mercy Regional Medical Center with burns and smoke inhalation.
A fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday between Durango and Bayfield, leaving one man with injuries after narrowly escaping.
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