Firefighters pack it up as storms loom over 416 Fire

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Firefighters pack it up as storms loom over 416 Fire

Rain expected to hit burn area this week, could cause flash floods
The incident command post at Animas Valley Elementary School was demobilized Tuesday as control of the 416 Fire is passed to the San Juan National Forest. Ross Catron, left, David Kohler, center, and Colby Jackson process the tearing down of the command post.
Firefighting gear at the 416 Fire incident command post sits ready to move Tuesday at Animas Valley Elementary School.

Firefighters pack it up as storms loom over 416 Fire

The incident command post at Animas Valley Elementary School was demobilized Tuesday as control of the 416 Fire is passed to the San Juan National Forest. Ross Catron, left, David Kohler, center, and Colby Jackson process the tearing down of the command post.
Firefighting gear at the 416 Fire incident command post sits ready to move Tuesday at Animas Valley Elementary School.

Firefighters pack it up as storms loom over 416 Fire

The incident command post at Animas Valley Elementary School was demobilized Tuesday, with control of the 416 Fire being passed to the San Juan National Forest. The fire is 50 percent contained and will be allowed to smolder until rains or even snow fully extinguish hot spots.

Firefighters pack it up as storms loom over 416 Fire

Operations staff and firefighters on the 416 Fire signed a poster that hangs inside Animas Valley Elementary School thanking people for use of the school.
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