Fire at Pioneer Nursing Home in Rocky Ford

An early morning fire was quickly under control at the Pioneer Rocky Ford Nursing home on Sunday. Assistant Fire Chief Nick Knapp reports that residents were evacuated to the south lawn while smoke was cleared from the building. The cause is thought to be electrical. Firefighters took precautions due to the fact the building had several cases of positive covid last week. Multiple agencies helped out on the call to included Fowler, Manzanola and La Junta.


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