Initial evacuees go home, but more placed on pre-evacuation

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Initial evacuees go home, but more placed on pre-evacuation

416 Fire – now at 27,420 acres – expected to burn well into July

The 416 Fire burns its way to the west and north on June 13 as evacuees in areas along U.S. Highway 550 are allowed to go home.

Air-quality monitors

San Juan Basin Public Health in conjunction with Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment Health have placed additional air-quality monitors in the area. Data from the monitors show the amount of all the microscopic particles in the air that can cause respiratory problems, especially for individuals with respiratory illnesses or heart disease, the elderly, and children. To view real-time data, visit tinyurl.com/ycjpzlf5

Initial evacuees go home, but more placed on pre-evacuation

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jason Bandy checks Joe Hardman’s Rapid Tag on Wednesday, which will allow him to return to his Rockwood home. Evacuation orders were lifted Wednesday for 560 homes and 20 businesses in the Rockwood, Tamarron and Glacier Club areas.

Initial evacuees go home, but more placed on pre-evacuation

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