The Decker Fire was less active yesterday than previous days. Helicopters were able to fly and drop water over the fire for most of the day.
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A Red Flag Fire Warning is in effect today.
The Decker Fire has grown to an estimated 5,824 acres.
The Decker Fire has grown to an estimated 5,348 acres. Acreage is estimated because the infrared aircraft could not fly due to mechanical problems.
Ark Valley Humane Society is offering free pet food for evacuees at the Salida Methodist Church between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm.
The Chaffee County Community Foundation has launched a permanent Emergency Response Fund.
A football weekend is ahead for Eagle Country 104.
The National Weather Service has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory through at least Friday morning.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has issued a speed reduction on Highway 50 east of Salida.
Elevated fire weather conditions due to dry conditions, gusty winds and above seasonal temperatures will continue through the weekend.
It’s going to be another breezy day. There is an Air Quality Health Advisory and a Stage II Fire Restrictions.
The Decker Fire exploded yesterday, growing to 3,746 acres, a 1,500 acre jump in one day.