Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

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Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

Agency has no timeline for releasing cause of 416 Fire
Cres Fleming, who lives on Irongate Way close to where the 416 Fire started, helped douse flames using a spray truck. Fleming said he has no doubt the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad started the fire, but fire investigators say they are conducting an extensive investigation that could take weeks, months or years.

Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

Cres Fleming, who lives on Irongate Way close to where the 416 Fire started, helped douse flames using a spray truck. Fleming said he has no doubt the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad started the fire, but fire investigators say they are conducting an extensive investigation that could take weeks, months or years.

Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

The area where the 416 Fire started June 1, about the center of the photo, near the Meadowridge subdivision north of Durango.

Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

The area where the 416 Fire started June 1, about the center of the photo, near the Meadowridge subdivision north of Durango.

Forest Service: Fire investigations take time, patience

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