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Loading Pen Fire Burns In Rugged Forest Southwest Of Telluride

DOLORES COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - Firefighters in southwest Colorado responded to a wildfire in the Dolores Ranger District on Sunday. The Loading Pen fire is burning south of Stoner Mesa -- about 60 miles southwest of Telluride.

Forest officials say the fire is between 10 and 20 acres, as of 1 p.m. Air tankers and helicopters were called in to help.

???? Resources are responding to multiple lightning fires and smoke reports across the #DurangoDispatch Zone. As of...

Posted by Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch on Sunday, June 14, 2020

The Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch says firefighters responded to six lightning fires, six smoke reports and one abandoned campfire.

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