Eagle County fire agencies respond to wildfire southwest of Burns
Windy conditions are fueling fire on BLM land
Firefighters from various agencies in Eagle County are battling a 6-acre blaze on Bureau of Land Management land approximately 14 miles up Colorado River Road.
The fire, which has been named the Red Dirt Cliff Fire, is burning pinyon-juniper woodlands, according to David Boyd, a spokesman for the Upper Colorado Fire Management Unit.
Boyd said windy conditions helped the fire grow quickly but that it’s now moderating. The location of the fire is about 5 miles southwest of Burns.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
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