UPDATE by KKTV: Officials confirm an arrest has been made in the #SpringFire. A man is now facing arson charges after the fire has flared to more than 38,000 acres.
This man is now behind bars accused of starting the #SpringFire burning in Costilla and Huerfano Counties. Jesper Joergensen, 52, is facing arson charges.
READ MORE HERE: http://www.kktv.com/…/Fire-near-Fort-Garland-prompts-evacua…
Early news reports have said he was burning trash a more recent report says he was roasting meat over a fire pit
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018