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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel

The Crystal Fire may be larger, but there was some excitement in Berthoud on Saturday afternoon as firefighters responded to a fire Pioneer Sand Company.

David and Julie Dowen of Mead happened to be on had to takes some photos. According to Ms. Dowen, the desk clerk told her that a customer had come into the office and said, “Hey, your mulch is on fire.” The call went out to Berthoud Fire who responded to cool things off.

Note: You can still get mulch if you need it as it can be delivered from one of the firms other locations.

 

The following photos are by Julie Dowen:

Fire trucks at Pioneer Sand in Berthoud
The mulch creates a great deal of smoke as well as flame.
Firefighters pour on the water and pull the pile apart.
Some photo editing accentuates the fire equipment