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Advisory Message has been issued by the Montezuma County Sheriffs Office.

Friday June 28, 2013 6:10 AM MDT

Heavy smoke in Montezuma County from the West Fork Fire, please only report

 smoke plumes or active fire to dispatch

The National Weather Service has confirmed the heavy smoke in Montezuma County is from the West Fork Fires.  Please contact Cortez Dispatch only if you see active smoke plumes or fire. 

Additional information on the possibility of the smoke affecting someone's 

health is provided by the Colorado Department of Public Health and is provided below:


Elderly persons, young children, pregnant women and persons with pre-existing circulatory or respiratory conditions should limit outdoor activity when


 smoke is visible in the sky.