Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

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Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

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The 416 Fire burned up to the Lower Hermosa Campground, but the popular recreation area was saved by firefighters. Flames approached the campground sign, leaving behind a stark landscape in the surrounding woods on Monday.
The 416 Fire burned up to the outer perimeter of the Lower Hermosa Campground, but firefighters were able to steer flames away from the recreational spot.
The 416 Fire burned up to the Lower Hermosa Campground, but firefighters were able to save the popular recreation spot.
Courtesy of Dan Bender

Mountain peaks between Purgatory Resort and Silverton received a bit of snow last weekend, remnants of Hurricane Bud, which soaked Durango and provided a respite for firefighters working the 416 Fire.

Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

The 416 Fire burned up to the Lower Hermosa Campground, but the popular recreation area was saved by firefighters. Flames approached the campground sign, leaving behind a stark landscape in the surrounding woods on Monday.
The 416 Fire burned up to the outer perimeter of the Lower Hermosa Campground, but firefighters were able to steer flames away from the recreational spot.
The 416 Fire burned up to the Lower Hermosa Campground, but firefighters were able to save the popular recreation spot.
Courtesy of Dan Bender

Mountain peaks between Purgatory Resort and Silverton received a bit of snow last weekend, remnants of Hurricane Bud, which soaked Durango and provided a respite for firefighters working the 416 Fire.

Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

A burned tree casts its shadow Monday on the ash-covered ground near the Lower Hermosa Creek Campground. Firefighters were able to protect the campground from the 416 Fire.

Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

Hermosa Creek ran a little higher Sunday morning with ash coming down from the 416 Fire burn area. Firefighters will concentrate on the Falls Creek and Junction Creek areas early this week.

Firefighters gain ground on 416 Fire

Courtesy of Dan Bender

Mountain peaks between Purgatory Resort and Silverton received a bit of snow last weekend, remnants of Hurricane Bud, which soaked Durango and provided a respite for firefighters working the 416 Fire.
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