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Firefighters making headway on Aspen

by Jon Robinson (webmaster) |

With the tally at about 350 homes, firefighters are beginning to have success holding lines of protection for remaining structures SE of the besieged town of Summerhaven.

The Aspen Fire website reports approximately 1,200 personal have the fires containment at 25%.

The site additionally reports over 170,000 gallons of water and 27,000 gallons of retardant were delivered on Tuesday.

In addition, over 200 personnel were assigned to the north end of the fire to help stop the fire’s spread.