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Monday, September 22, 2014

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:

3756 sign Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel
Fire trucks at Pioneer Sand in Berthoud
3731 1 3 flames Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel
The mulch creates a great deal of smoke as well as flame.
3747 firefighting 2 Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel
Firefighters pour on the water and pull the pile apart.
panaroma IMG Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel
Some photo editing accentuates the fire equipment
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