Plateau Fire hits 10,000 acres after jumping line of defense

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Plateau Fire hits 10,000 acres after jumping line of defense

Type 2 team takes over firefighting efforts
Helicopters dip into McPhee Reservoir on Thursday to pick up water to fight the Plateau Fire.
Helicopters dump water on the Plateau Fire along Beaver Creek.
A burnout operation in the Plateau Fire on July 31.
Smoke rises from the Plateau Fire as seen from the Dolores-Norwood Road near House Creek.
Road and trail closures were expanded Wednesday to reach from McPhee Reservoir on the west to Forest Road 527 on the east, and from Boggy Draw on the south to Forest Service Road 514 on the north, at the southern tip of Lone Mesa State Park.
The Plateau Fire on Wednesday closed the House Creek Campground and boat ramp.
A helicopter heads for the Plateau Fire on Wednesday afternoon to drop water.
The Dolores Norwood Road is closed at House Creek because of the Plateau Fire.
A helicopter heads for the Plateau Fire with water on Wednesday afternoon.
A Chinook helicopter dumps water along the Beaver Creek arm of McPhee while fighting the Plateau Fire.
Helicopters dip down to McPhee Reservoir to load up on water to fight the Plateau Fire.

Plateau Fire hits 10,000 acres after jumping line of defense

Helicopters dip into McPhee Reservoir on Thursday to pick up water to fight the Plateau Fire.
Helicopters dump water on the Plateau Fire along Beaver Creek.
A burnout operation in the Plateau Fire on July 31.
Smoke rises from the Plateau Fire as seen from the Dolores-Norwood Road near House Creek.
Road and trail closures were expanded Wednesday to reach from McPhee Reservoir on the west to Forest Road 527 on the east, and from Boggy Draw on the south to Forest Service Road 514 on the north, at the southern tip of Lone Mesa State Park.
The Plateau Fire on Wednesday closed the House Creek Campground and boat ramp.
A helicopter heads for the Plateau Fire on Wednesday afternoon to drop water.
The Dolores Norwood Road is closed at House Creek because of the Plateau Fire.
A helicopter heads for the Plateau Fire with water on Wednesday afternoon.
A Chinook helicopter dumps water along the Beaver Creek arm of McPhee while fighting the Plateau Fire.
Helicopters dip down to McPhee Reservoir to load up on water to fight the Plateau Fire.
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