Firefighters contain wildfire in Durango West I subdivision

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Firefighters contain wildfire in Durango West I subdivision

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Firefighters from the Durango Fire Protection District worked Friday afternoon to contain a 3-acre blaze that broke out about 12:30 p.m. near a series of informal trails just south of the Durango West I subdivision.
Durango Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Rod Allen said, “If you’re out there on the trails, just be careful with fire. If we could get a little snow or moisture, it would really help us. But it is just not happening for us.” Seventeen DFPD firefighters responded to the 3-acre blaze that broke out about 12:30 p.m. Friday.
The initial starting point of the fire that ignited about 12:30 p.m. Friday near homes in the Durango West I subdivision was only a few hundred yards from homes.
Firefighters begin mopping up a 3-acre fire burning along the southern edge of Durango West I subdivision, about eight miles west of Durango city limits. No structures burned in the fire.
Firefighters battle a 3-acre fire Friday along the southern edge of Durango West I subdivision, about eight miles west of Durango city limits. No structures burned in the fire.

Firefighters contain wildfire in Durango West I subdivision

Firefighters from the Durango Fire Protection District worked Friday afternoon to contain a 3-acre blaze that broke out about 12:30 p.m. near a series of informal trails just south of the Durango West I subdivision.
Durango Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Rod Allen said, “If you’re out there on the trails, just be careful with fire. If we could get a little snow or moisture, it would really help us. But it is just not happening for us.” Seventeen DFPD firefighters responded to the 3-acre blaze that broke out about 12:30 p.m. Friday.
The initial starting point of the fire that ignited about 12:30 p.m. Friday near homes in the Durango West I subdivision was only a few hundred yards from homes.
Firefighters begin mopping up a 3-acre fire burning along the southern edge of Durango West I subdivision, about eight miles west of Durango city limits. No structures burned in the fire.
Firefighters battle a 3-acre fire Friday along the southern edge of Durango West I subdivision, about eight miles west of Durango city limits. No structures burned in the fire.

Firefighters contain wildfire in Durango West I subdivision

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