Strong winds may stoke fire

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Strong winds may stoke fire

Red-flag day could pose problems for firefighters at 213 Fire
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Strong winds may stoke fire

Holding the line. Firefighters monitor an eastern edge of the the 213 Fire Tuesday morning ahead of expected afternoon winds in the Southern Animas River Valley.
A wildfire that broke out south of Durango on Sunday, again threatened homes in the Animas River Valley on Monday. The 213 Fire jumped a containment line Monday.
Firefighters monitor growing flames above the east side of the Animas River on Monday. An investigation continues looking to find the cause of the blaze.
Firefighters climb away from flames on the east side of the Animas River on Monday. The Durango-based San Juan Hotshots crew with 13 members joined the fight Monday, as did two 20-person inmate crews from Juniper Valley and Cañon City.
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