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$5,000 reward offered in suspicious Camino del Rio fire

A $5,000 reward is being offered for anyone with information that leads to an arrest in the suspected arson of a recently abandoned building on Camino del Rio. Durango police Cmdr. Ray Shupe said...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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On-site investigation of suspicious Camino fire complete

The Durango Fire Protection District has turned a building on Camino del Rio that went up in flames Sunday night back to the property owner after finishing its investigation inside the structure....

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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ATF, accelerant-sniffing dog assist in Durango fire investigation

The investigation into the cause of a fire that engulfed 1111 Camino del Rio just before midnight Sunday was ongoing Tuesday. “It’s a huge scene to process,” said Deputy Chief Randy Black with the...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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UPDATE: ATF called to assist investigation of Camino del Rio fire

Two agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobbacco, Firearms and Explosives are expected to arrive in Durango Monday afternoon to assist with the investigation of the fire at a vacant building on...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fire engulfs recently vacated building on Camino del Rio

Flames engulfed a building on the site of a planned hotel on Camino del Rio around midnight Sunday, shooting flames into the night sky as smoke billowed through downtown Durango. About 30 percent...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mobile home fire may have been intentionally set

Police are investigating a fire that may have been intentionally set in a mobile home on U.S. Highway 160 west near the Durango Dog Park. The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. and it was...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Western Excelsior fire traced to faulty fan

The Western Excelsior fire likely was caused by a faulty ventilation fan in a sharpening shop, investigators said. Mancos Fire Chief Tony Aspromonte said that burn evidence indicates a spark or...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Western Excelsior fire expected to smolder for days

MANCOS – Rain helped douse hot spots Tuesday at Western Excelsior, where the production plant, warehouses and offices burned Monday. Fire crews had contained the blaze by about 2 a.m. Tuesday but...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Family home burns southeast of Ignacio

A family home burned to the ground Monday night southeast of Ignacio. The fire was reported about 7:30 p.m. by neighbors, said Tom Aurnhammer, chief of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District. By...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Home explosion kills Rico resident

A home explosion Monday in Rico killed a resident inside, according to fire officials. The explosion occurred about 4:30 p.m. on 340 N. Piedmont St., at the north end of town, said Dolores Fire ...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango man arrested on suspicion of arson, again

A Durango man with a previous arson conviction is suspected of setting fire to a shed Thursday in south Durango. Duane Suazo, 51, was being held Friday on $25,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Body found after Farmington fire

FARMINGTON – Fire officials say one man was found dead after a blaze at a Farmington apartment complex. The Farmington Fire Department is investing the blaze that started Tuesday night and...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News