Another Fire Threatens Homes in Montezuma County

Oct 24th @ 5:06 pm in News by Scott Staley

Another fire is playing havoc in the four corner’s area.  At about 12 Noon today fire officials in Montezuma County were told of a rapidly growing blaze near County Road 29.  This Simon Draw fire unlike the Vallecito fire is threatening homes.  Evacuations are being ordered  for about 20 residents.  Officials estimate that 100 homes are in the blaze’s path and the fire is expected to continue to grow especially with this afternoon’s high winds.  In addition to homes being in harm’s way high voltage power lines and a CDOT storage facility is also in danger.