Weber Fire at 7,000 acres but keeps distance from Hwy 160 and Mancos

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Weber Fire at 7,000 acres but keeps distance from Hwy 160 and Mancos

County officials watch as a Skycrane firefighting helicopter heads to the Weber Fire just south of Mancos Hill on U.S. Highway 160.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
A helicopter fights the Weber Fire.
DAN BENDER/Special to the Herald
A firefighting plane attacks the Weber Fire Sunday.
DAN BENDER/Special to the Herald
The Weber Fire burns near a home Sunday.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Smoke erupted in bursts from the Weber Fire.
Evacuation center opens in Cortez

The Red Cross opened an evacuation center at Cortez High School at 206 W. 7th Street in Cortez Sunday afternoon. Based on the needs of the community, the Red Cross will be able to transition to a shelter for displaced residents that are in need of a place to stay.
An evacuation point and information center is located at the Mancos Schools Performance Center on Beech St. in Mancos. Evacuated citizens may respond there for food and information.

Weber Fire at 7,000 acres but keeps distance from Hwy 160 and Mancos

County officials watch as a Skycrane firefighting helicopter heads to the Weber Fire just south of Mancos Hill on U.S. Highway 160.
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SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
A helicopter fights the Weber Fire.
DAN BENDER/Special to the Herald
A firefighting plane attacks the Weber Fire Sunday.
DAN BENDER/Special to the Herald
The Weber Fire burns near a home Sunday.
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SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Smoke erupted in bursts from the Weber Fire.
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