Denver, Colorado 2021-06-17 01:28:52 –
La Plata County, Colorado — A wildfire in La Plata County has evacuated homes in the area.
La Plata County officials said the Bosberg Pike fire was between County Highway 502 and County Highway 228.
Houses were evacuated within a 0.5 mile radius of the closed county road 228.
Houses within a 2 mile radius have been evacuated in advance.
The county has set up shelters on 216 highway 172 at Florida Mesa Elementary School.
The Bosberg Pike fire is between CR502 and CR228. Houses within a 0.5 mile radius of CR228 have been evacuated. Houses within a 2 mile radius have been evacuated in advance. CR228 is closed. The shelter is located at Florida Mesa Elementary School, 216 Highway 172. pic.twitter.com/AcSg5ol9RL
— La Plata County, Colorado (@LaPlataCountyCO) June 16, 2021
The fire was first reported at Usagiyama, a property of the Land Management Department.
The Durango and Upper Pine fire areas are on-site, with several aircraft working on approximately 40 acres of fire.
La Plata County has an emergency notification system that allows you to register to receive emergency notifications even when the resident is not at home.Residents can Register here..
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