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Bent County Weekend Fire Summary and New Developments

Bent County Weekend Fire Summary and New Developments

Above Photos Courtesy of Jill Smith (all rights reserved) Pictures for Video Courtesy of John Robinson and Mark Menz The weekend fire that engulfed over 7,000 acres of prairie in Bent County continued to burn in some locations this Monday afternoon. The fires were situated on the north and south side of the Arkansas River […]

Mop Up Operations Contain Bent County Fire

Mop Up Operations Contain Bent County Fire

Highway 50 between Las Animas and Hasty opened to traffic around 7pm Saturday night, but firefighters from five counties are continuing their efforts to contain the last remnants of the fire that began just after 1pm Saturday afternoon. The fire, which consumed about 800 acres of grassland and several farm structures, was in the John […]