Air Tanker Crashes Fighting the Kruger Rock…

According to eyewitness reports and the Larimer County Emergency radio channel, an air tanker has crashed near the Hermit Park / Pole Hill / Little Valley areas east of Estes Park, Colorado. The crash occurred just after dark while fighting the Kruger Rock Fire. Photographer Brett Rios (whose photos have been featured in today’s coverage of the KRF.) He was in the area photographing the fire, when he witnessed the plane go down.

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