[Updated] The Decker Fire evacuation point at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds has moved.
Evacuees are now asked to go to the Methodist Church at 228 E 4th Street in Salida. The American Red Cross and The Ark Valley Humane Society will have a representative there.
The American Red Cross is reporting that all evacuees have accommodations for the night, so the evacuation shelter will remain open until 8 pm tonight, and then re-open tomorrow morning (Oct. 3) at 7 am for breakfast.
With multiple firefighting crews, vehicles, and equipment coming into the area to help fight the Decker Fire, the Chaffee County Fairgrounds has been turned into a staging area.
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The Decker Fire crested over Methodist Mountain late last night causing the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office to order evacuations.
Heart of the Rockies Radio will continue to update information as it becomes available.