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Brush Fire on Highway 141 - July 10, 2020

At approximately 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, July 10th, 2020, a brush fire was reported on Highway 141 and Road A. 

There were no structures threatened by the fire. Although the cause of the fire was not officially announced, it was speculated based on its location origin of a ditch that it may have been from a cigarette butt or a truck dragging chains.

During the initial fire fight, wind gusts were reported, but the Fire Department was able to extinquish the fire completely over approximately four hours.

The following agencies responded to the fire:

  • Dove Creek Fire Department,
  • Water Tanker from Dolores County Road and Bridge
  • Dolores County Sheriff's Office
  • Dolores County Emergency Manager

Dove Creek Press

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Dove Creek, CO 81324
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