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10 acre grass fire by Highway 160 near Trinidad

Posted at 6:37 PM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 22:30:57-04

TRINIDAD — The Trinidad Fire Department is fighting a grass fire near the Highway 160/350 bypass. The fire is between the BNSF railroad and the highway.

At one point the fire had grown to 10 acres.

The Village East mobile home park was under a mandatory evacuation. At 8 p.m. the evacuation was lifted and residents were able to return to their homes. Residents are also being told to stay alert just in case conditions change.

At 8:30 p.m. the fire was 30 percent contained

The Trinidad Fire Department will continue to monitor the area throughout the night.


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