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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 […]

Containment of Bent County Prairie Fire Continues

Containment of Bent County Prairie Fire Continues

Update – An estimated 7,000 acres situated north of the Arkansas River in Bent County and an undetermined amount south of the river have been scorched since Saturday afternoon, when a fast-moving fire broke out shortly after 1pm. 11 homes north of CR JJ in Hasty were evacuated as a precaution earlier Sunday afternoon, when […]