30-acre grass fire in southern Weld County burns three structures
February 20, 2017
LONGMONT — Firefighters from multiple agencies battled a 30-acre grass fire that burned three structures in southern Weld County between Longmont and Frederick, according to Mountain View Fire officials.
The fire burned in the area of 348 Weld County Road 16½, southeast of Longmont. It was contained Monday afternoon and crews spent the rest of the day mopping up.
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“In February, it’s a little rare, but when the conditions are like this it’s almost a given we’ll have fires like this. It’s dry and warm and windy.
— Dave Beebe, Mountain View Fire Rescue assistant chief