Fleet of tankers battles fire near Mancos from above

Fleet of tankers battles fire near Mancos from above

Traffic steady through base as planes make repeated runs
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Fleet of tankers battles fire near Mancos from above

An air tanker makes a precision drop of slurry just above homes in the Elks Springs Ranch subdivision south of U.S. Highway 160 Saturday afternoon as spot fires ahead of the Weber Fire threatened structures.
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A turbo prop firefighting air tanker returns to San Juan National Forest’s Durango Air Tanker Base after delivering a load to the Weber Fire in Mancos on Saturday morning.
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