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Durango Considers Tent City For Homeless Due To Fire Danger

DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4)- Durango is considering a campground specifically for the homeless.

The city in southwestern Colorado is considering the move because of the increasing fire danger associated with different homeless camps in the area.

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Durango (credit: Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

The city is debating between two locations for a campground designed specifically for homeless residents.

Once the location is finalized, Durango will work on creating bathrooms, privacy fences and other safety measures.

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