Storms forecast over 416 Fire could be a mixed bag for firefighters

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Storms forecast over 416 Fire could be a mixed bag for firefighters

Moisture helps, but wind, lightning are problems
Not much fire activity was seen on the east side of the 416 Fire on Thursday.
Helicopters at the heli base prepare to take off for an afternoon of fighting the 416 Fire on Thursday north of Durango.
Ken Gregor, operations section chief with the Type 1 Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team, talks about 416 Fire activity Thursday during a media update at the Incident Command Post.
The Type 1 Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team hosts a media update Thursday at the Incident Command Post.
A quick rain shower moved through Hermosa on Thursday afternoon. Rain can both help and hurt efforts to fight the 416 Fire.

Storms forecast over 416 Fire could be a mixed bag for firefighters

Not much fire activity was seen on the east side of the 416 Fire on Thursday.
Helicopters at the heli base prepare to take off for an afternoon of fighting the 416 Fire on Thursday north of Durango.
Ken Gregor, operations section chief with the Type 1 Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team, talks about 416 Fire activity Thursday during a media update at the Incident Command Post.
The Type 1 Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team hosts a media update Thursday at the Incident Command Post.
A quick rain shower moved through Hermosa on Thursday afternoon. Rain can both help and hurt efforts to fight the 416 Fire.
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