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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Fire evacuees get a quick trip home

The Larimer County Sheriff’s department escorted residents into the fire area on Tuesday afternoon. Photos by P.J Dipentino


3904 lined up Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
Residents lined up at 3 p.m. Tuesday for their first trip into the burn area.
3908 home saved Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
This homeowner followed good practice by keeping a clear area around the structure. Note the orange stain from slurry tankers who were able to stop the fire just yards short of the house.
3928 loaded up Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
Residents worked quickly to check their homes and retrieve things of value.
3932 deer Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
This deer found refuge during the fire

 

3964 base camp Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
Base camp for firefighters. These kitchen units need to keep the crews well fed.
3976 sunset Fire evacuees get a quick trip home
The day closes with a beautiful sunset over the Rockies



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