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Austin Cope / KSJD News

The fire that gutted the Harp Moving and Storage Building in Cortez at the end of March probably started after a campfire behind the building spread out of control.

Photo courtesy of Brent McWhirter

Mancos Valley Resources is accepting donations from anyone who wants to help people who lost their jobs because of the Monday fire that destroyed the Western Excelsior plant.


Photo courtesy of Brent McWhirter

Cortez Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde and Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Bittle talked with KSJD's Austin Cope on Morning Edition about the Western Excelsior Plant Fire that started in Mancos on Monday afternoon. 

Photo courtesy of Brent McWhirter

An overheating fan motor likely caused the fire that destroyed the Western Excelsior plant in Mancos on Monday.

 


Brent McWhirter

The fire that started yesterday afternoon at the Western Excelsior Plant in Mancos, Colorado is under control, according to Mancos Fire Chief Tony Aspromonte.  As of Tuesday morning, there is still light smoke and a few hot spots from burning excelsior and coconut husks.

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