OTERO COUNTY, Colo – The La Junta Fire Department says two fires it battled yesterday in Otero County are 100% contained.
The first happened on Highway 109, South of La Junta, and spread quickly. Multiple agencies assisted.
Then the second fire was on Hwy 350 at Mile marker 68. It burned a railroad bridge and around 25 acres of land. Crews battled brown-out conditions from the dust as well.