Bean Ranch brush fire

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Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Firefighters extinguish a brush fire along Bean Ranch Road.


Firefighters with Land End Fire Protection District extinguish a hot spot in a brush fire while a large cottonwood tree continues to smolder along Bean Ranch Road east of Whitewater.

Two Lands End vehicles and a truck from the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to the scene to put out the fire.

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