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.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has issued a speed reduction on Highway 50 east of Salida.
There is increased fire behavior on the west side of the fire, where the fire is burning in spruce but with no significant movement.
[Updated] The Decker Fire evacuation point at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds has moved.
Chaffee County has declared a Local Disaster Emergency in response to the growth of the Decker Wildfire.
[Updated] There has been an evacuation order for Methodist Mountain issued by the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for wildfire smoke until 9:00 am Thursday.