Fire burns shed in Minturn
Minturn, CO Colorado
MINTURN, Colorado –Eagle River Fire Protection District Firefighters extinguished a fire in a shed in Minturn early Wednesday evening. The shed was fully engulfed in fire on arrival, and was accelerated by high wind.
The fire was knocked down by the first arriving fire engine in about 3 minutes. The fire damaged two mobile homes next to the shed, but the homes were scheduled to be removed in a few days.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Snow usually comes and goes in this part of the state. A forecasted storm is expected to stick around for a while. Forecasters are calling for snow to persist throughout the weekend in the high country, with a prospect of a couple of feet of powder by the time the storm starts to diminish on Monday.