Weber Fire grows to 6,000 acres

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Weber Fire grows to 6,000 acres

Blaze bears down on homes, prompting evacuation of more than 100 residences
Evacuations and pre-evacuations

Authorities on Saturday issued mandatory evacuation notices to 103 homes in Montezuma County and pre-emptive evacuation notices to dozens more in Montezuma and La Plata counties.
The following areas received mandatory evacuation notices:
The Elk Springs and Elk Stream Ranch subdivisions in East Canyon, which feeds into Weber Canyon.
South of U.S. Highway 160 along Montezuma County Road 42.5 east to the La Plata County line.
East on Montezuma County Road H from County Road 41 (from irrigated land east to the county line).
The following areas received pre-emptive evacuation notices:
The Echo Basin area north of U.S. Highway 160.
Homes along Highway 160 from Echo Basin east to the Montezuma-La Plata County line.
The Cherry Creek subdivision in La Plata County.
Some residents on La Plata County Road 105.
Montezuma county roads 46 and 41 south of County Road G remain closed to accommodate fire traffic.

Weber Fire grows to 6,000 acres

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