416 Fire Churns up Smoke Clouds Behind Animas Valley Elementary School

The 416 Fire continued to burn in Durango, Colorado on June 9, scorching nearly 8,700 acres with only 10 per cent containment.

This footage shows a glimpse of smoke churned up from the fire near Animas Valley Elementary School.

According to a June 8 report from The Durango Herald, firefighters battling the blaze had set up a command post at the elementary school and are using it as a base camp along with Durango’s Purgatory Resort. Credit: Mountain Motion Media via Storyful

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