Burro Fire management team in Dolores prepares for long haul

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Burro Fire management team in Dolores prepares for long haul

Members of the Type 1 National Interagency Incident Management team eat breakfast at the command center in Dolores under a smoky haze Tuesday morning.
Journal reporter Jim Mimiaga, right, talks with fire officials Jim Mackensen, Stephen Orr and Jeff Thumm, upper right, at the edge of the Burro Fire in the Bear Creek drainage area.
Tents cover the Dolores schools playground and football field Tuesday morning as the campus turns into an incident command center for the Burro Fire, about 20 miles away.
The Dolores School cafeteria has become the temporary public information center for the Burro Fire. It is open to the public daily.
The shower truck in the Burro Fire incident command center in Dolores. The incident management team has its own water supply, but is getting some water from Dolores fire hydrants.
Jeff Thumm at the scene of the Burro Fire. A command center in Dolores supplies firefighters working in a remote area of the forest.

Burro Fire management team in Dolores prepares for long haul

Members of the Type 1 National Interagency Incident Management team eat breakfast at the command center in Dolores under a smoky haze Tuesday morning.
Journal reporter Jim Mimiaga, right, talks with fire officials Jim Mackensen, Stephen Orr and Jeff Thumm, upper right, at the edge of the Burro Fire in the Bear Creek drainage area.
Tents cover the Dolores schools playground and football field Tuesday morning as the campus turns into an incident command center for the Burro Fire, about 20 miles away.
The Dolores School cafeteria has become the temporary public information center for the Burro Fire. It is open to the public daily.
The shower truck in the Burro Fire incident command center in Dolores. The incident management team has its own water supply, but is getting some water from Dolores fire hydrants.
Jeff Thumm at the scene of the Burro Fire. A command center in Dolores supplies firefighters working in a remote area of the forest.