The Alliance is holding a Candlelight Vigil tonight from 4:30 pm to 7 pm at the end of F Street in downtown Salida.
[Update] The Decker Fire is 6,482 acres. Fire crews have gained some containment on the north side; it is now 14% contained.
Despite gusty winds on Saturday, the Decker Fire only grew by some 200 acres. The fire is now 6,155 acres with 5 percent containment.
The evacuation center has been moved to the Rotary Scout Hut in Riverside Park in Salida.
The valley will see a sunny high of 65 today, a low of 33. Winds are out of the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze has now confirmed one structure has been lost in Chaffee County.
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.
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…
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.