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2 years 4 weeks ago

Helping neighbors in Wetmore

The community is coming together to help out victims of the Wetmore Fire. The local 4-H club is hosting a chili dinner on Saturday from 3 pm to 7 pm. It's at the Wetmore Community Building. They'll have chili and a silent auction. Donations for fire victims will be...

3 years 7 months ago

Fire near Wetmore contained

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Officials say a lightning caused wildfire in southern Colorado has been contained and crews are now turning their attention to mop up and erosion control. Officials Thursday say the blaze on national forest land near Wetmore, south of Canon City has burned 495 acres. Some...

3 years 7 months ago

Smoke spawns 911 calls

The smoke from the Wetmore fire is blowing toward Pueblo West. That has resulted in many people calling 9-1-1 to report possible fires. Residents are being told to report smoke or visible flames, as usual, but beware the smell of smoke in the air is mostly likely coming from...

3 years 7 months ago

Fire grows near Wetmore

A fire burning southwest of Wetmore in Custer county has grown to 25 acres. It started earlier this week after a lightning strike on National Forest Service land. The fire is burning about five miles southwest of Wetmore to the north side of Highway 96. There is no estimate...

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