With Stage 3 fire restrictions, homeless residents become evacuees

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With Stage 3 fire restrictions, homeless residents become evacuees

About 40 people moved to Escalante Middle School
A campsite west of Durango was closed Tuesday about two hours before La Plata County commissioners approved Stage 3 fire restrictions, which prohibit encampments. About 40 residents went to an evacuation shelter at Escalante Middle School, where they will receive the same benefits as residents evacuated from the 416 Fire.

With Stage 3 fire restrictions, homeless residents become evacuees

A campsite west of Durango was closed Tuesday about two hours before La Plata County commissioners approved Stage 3 fire restrictions, which prohibit encampments. About 40 residents went to an evacuation shelter at Escalante Middle School, where they will receive the same benefits as residents evacuated from the 416 Fire.
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