A wind-driven, fast-moving prairie fire closed highway 50 to traffic at 1:10 pm Saturday afternoon. There is a multi-community response from area fire departments to contain the fire.
Traffic was diverted just outside of Lamar at the Wiley Junction and another detour point at county road 20 near Hasty. The fire closed traffic on Highway 50 at county road 20 just west of Hasty to mile marker 405 west of Las Animas.
The fire was not contained … Read entire article »
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