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Colorado: Forest arson investigated in Breckenridge

With wildfires burning around the West, someone in the Breckenridge area decided to try and set the local forest on fire.

Firefighters manage to extinguish small blaze near Peak 8

By Bob Berwyn

SUMMIT COUNTY —Residents of Breckenridge and Summit County are being asked to help find a suspect who is trying to start a forest fire.

Police detectives and fire investigators say several small fires were set intentionally in the forest near Breckenridge may have been started Sunday and smoldered overnight before igniting Monday afternoon as temperatures climbed and the humidity dropped. Continue reading “Colorado: Forest arson investigated in Breckenridge”