Small wildfire breaks out in Vail, cause unknown

8th July, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — A wildfire broke out a quarter mile up Red Sandstone Road in Vail on Monday. Responders received the call at 1:15 p.m., when smoke was reported on U.S. Forest Service land above Potato Patch Road. Crews from the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, the Eagle River Fire District, the U.S. Forest Service and the Vail Fire Department worked to stop the blaze from spreading. The wildfire grew to about two-tenths of an acre in size and took crews about an hour to control. It was 90 percent contained as of 6 p.m. As of Monday evening, officials still …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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