The La Junta Fire Department and the Otero County Sheriff’s Office are responding to reports of fires burning south of La Junta.
Reports off 350 and 109.
— Aaron W Eveatt (@LJFDCHIEF) July 11, 2018
La Junta Fire Chief Aaron W. Eveatt tweeted that emergency officials have opened an emergency operations center to coordinate response to the fires.
This story will be updated as we learn more information.