Firefighters, deputies responding to fires south of La Junta

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-11 18:13:43-04

The La Junta Fire Department and the Otero County Sheriff’s Office are responding to reports of fires burning south of La Junta.

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.