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Firefighters battle small blaze behind Yampah Mountain High School in Glenwood Springs

No evacuations ordered as mutual aid on its way

Smoke from a fire on a ridge west of Yampah Mountain High School. Courtesy of Glenwood Springs Fire Department

EDITOR’S NOTE: The small blaze on the ridgeline west of Yampah Mountain High School has been extinguished. Visit https://www.postindependent.com/news/sign-of-the-lightning-times-small-blaze-behind-yampah-mountain-high-school-extinguished/ for more details.

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department is battling a small blaze on a ridgeline west of Yampah Mountain High School.

“We have crews on scene of a 20’ x 20’ wildland fire about ¼ mile west of Yampah Mountain High School on the ridgeline,” A Glenwood Springs fire Facebook post states. “There are multiple trees burning in the perimeter.



Crews plan to cut a line and lay hose to contain and extinguish the fire. There are no evacuations ordered. Mutual aid from (Upper Colorado River) Fire and Colorado River Fire Rescue has been requested.“


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