Weber fire spreading, forcing evacuations

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

MANCOS, Colo. (KKCO) Officials say it broke out around 5:30pm Friday.
We're told the fire has quickly spread to 600 acres with 10 structures threatened. Evacuations have been ordered in the Elk Springs Subdivision, east of Mancos.

Montezuema County roads 41 and 46 have closed south of Highway 160

One helicopter and several ground crews are battling the blaze, with more help arriving shortly.

The fire began in Weber Canyon, about 18 miles east-southeast of Cortez.


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