Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze has now confirmed one structure has been lost in Chaffee County.
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We’ve had quite a few people reach out to us and ask, “how can I help the firefighters? Can I donate?”
The Royal Gorge Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has issued an emergency temporary closure for BLM lands south of Highway 50.
The Decker Fire Team just released a new interactive map that shows the fire’s perimeter.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for wildfire smoke until 9:00 am Sunday.
If you forgot your medication or an animal during the Decker Fire evacuations, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office can help.
Fall is in the air! Leaves, temperatures, and prices are all falling at Yoder’s Mountain View Furniture in Westcliffe.
There is increased fire behavior on the west side of the fire, where the fire is burning in spruce but with no significant movement.
Last night (Oct. 1st), power was cut to Methodist Mountain as the Decker Fire crested the peak. We were on the front line.
[Updated] The Decker Fire evacuation point at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds has moved.