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Structure lost in Christensen fire


Last updated 9/10/2020 at 11:46am

DEEP CREEK--A Level 2 Evacuation notice given by Fire District No. 10 remained in place for residents between Deep Creek and Brooks Rd due to a 75-acre vegetation fire in the area west of Airway Heights and Fairchild Air Force Base as of Tuesday morning (Sept. 8).

Crews responded to the fire off South Christensen Road at 2:17 p.m. Monday afternoon. The fire momentarily jumped Highway 2, causing a momentary highway closure westbound beginning at 3:18 p.m., but re-opened by early Monday evening. The fire is considered controlled.

One structure burned in the fire, according to Fire District...

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