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Photo by: Dan Miller - Medic 65
Burn out along Highway 149
Burn out near Creede
Burned ridge above the Rio Grande
Papoose Fire July 5
Sun on the smoke
Papoose fire July 5
Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton thanks crews
Creede July 4th Parade
Mineral County Public Information Officer Charles Downing taking questions from the audience.
IC Beth Lund taking a question from the audience...
The IC's breifing is about to begin
Deputy Forest Supervisor Adam Mendonca briefing on current forest area closures and plans for phased in reopenings.
IC Beth Lund giving an overview of the fire and current status utilizng a Google Earth presentation.
Public Information Officer 2 trainee Andy Lyon, the meeting organizer and moderator getting things started with the Mineral County Sheriff, Emergency Manager and local Dept. of Wildlife Officer in attendance to answer the community's questions.
L to R Incident Commander Beth Lund, Deputy Forest Supervisor for the Rio Grande National Forest Adam Mendonca and GB IMT #1 IT specialist Jenifer
The Creede Community Meeting had aprox. 250 citizens in attendance and was also video taped for a local podcast for those that were still out of the area from the earlier evacations.