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Posted on: April 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Park County Sheriff Releases Cause of 403 Fire

Park County Sheriff Colorado Badge (Tom McGraw)

Park County, CO – This afternoon Sheriff McGraw announced the cause of the 403 Fire burning 1,518 acres in southern Park County, as human caused. The fire started behind a local resident’s home. The investigation is ongoing and details are forthcoming. 

“We are seeking criminal charges and will to the fullest extent of the law. This fire was preventable. While it may seem early in the fire season, we remind everyone to use caution when dealing with any open flames, ashes or heat sources,” said Park County Sheriff, Tom McGraw.

For updates on the 403 Fire, please visit our webpage 403 Information Page and follow Park County on Facebook and Twitter. 


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