Mancos fire could cross Hwy 160

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Mancos fire could cross Hwy 160

Blaze grows to 2,500 acres; second fire erupts along Hwy 550 near state line
DALE RODEBAUGH/Durango Herald - DURANGO - 06/23/12 - A turbo prop firefighting air tanker returns to the San Juan National Forest's Durango Air Tanker Base after delivering a load to the Weber Fire in Mancos Saturday morning.
Undersheriff Robin Cronk of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office controls access to County Road 41, which leads to the Weber Fire, on Friday in Mancos.
The Weber Fire, seen looking westbound from U.S. Highway 160, was at 500 to 600 acres as of 8 p.m. Friday.
By late Friday afternoon, a huge smoke plume could be seen in downtown Durango.
The fire plume blows at about 6 p.m. from the U.S. Highway 160 bypass in Mancos.
The Weber fire looking south on the U.S. Highway 160 bypass in Mancos.
DAVID BERGELAND/Durango Herald - Early morning smoke from the Weber fire looking east on U.S. Highway 160 near the La Plata County border.
DAVID BERGELAND/Durango Herald - The sun filters through early morning smoke from the Weber fire looking east on U.S. Highway 160 near Mancos.
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Officials are requesting the public to not call area dispatch centers, which are busy coordinating firefighting efforts. Updates about the Weber Fire will be available at www.inciweb.org or https://twitter.com/SanJuanNF.
An evacuation emergency line has been set up at 564-4999.
For help evacuating livestock, call Gerald Koppenhafer at 749-0262.

Mancos fire could cross Hwy 160

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DALE RODEBAUGH/Durango Herald - DURANGO - 06/23/12 - A turbo prop firefighting air tanker returns to the San Juan National Forest's Durango Air Tanker Base after delivering a load to the Weber Fire in Mancos Saturday morning.
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Undersheriff Robin Cronk of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office controls access to County Road 41, which leads to the Weber Fire, on Friday in Mancos.
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The Weber Fire, seen looking westbound from U.S. Highway 160, was at 500 to 600 acres as of 8 p.m. Friday.
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By late Friday afternoon, a huge smoke plume could be seen in downtown Durango.
The fire plume blows at about 6 p.m. from the U.S. Highway 160 bypass in Mancos.
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The Weber fire looking south on the U.S. Highway 160 bypass in Mancos.
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DAVID BERGELAND/Durango Herald - Early morning smoke from the Weber fire looking east on U.S. Highway 160 near the La Plata County border.
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DAVID BERGELAND/Durango Herald - The sun filters through early morning smoke from the Weber fire looking east on U.S. Highway 160 near Mancos.
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