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Fire Crews Battle Wildland Fire, Structure Fire In Crested Butte

CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (CBS4)- Firefighters rushed to battle a structure fire and a wildland fire in Crested Butte on Wednesday. The Crested Butte Fire Protection District said it was a complicated scene.

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(credit: Crested Butte Fire Protection District)

Emergency vehicles had to make laps along Highway 135 to refill water. The fire caught fire on a hillside and burned a structure at a ranch.

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(credit: Crested Butte Fire Protection District)

The Gunnison Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service assisted in the battle.

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(credit: Crested Butte Fire Protection District)

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