Brush fire

Lt. Ted Meador helps Lewis-Arriola firefighters put out a brush fire on Road N using the fire extinguisher from his Mountezuma County Sheriff’s patrol car. Several deputies helped firefighters who were stretched thin because of the Roatcap Fire near Dolores. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Lt. Ted Meador helps Lewis-Arriola firefighters put out a brush fire on Road N using the fire extinguisher from his Mountezuma County Sheriff’s patrol car. Several deputies helped firefighters who were stretched thin because of the Roatcap Fire near Dolores.

A Lewis-Arriola firefighter sprays a brush fire at 23336 Road N Thursday afternoon. The blaze was contained to a single field and put out quickly with the help of sheriff’s deputies. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

A Lewis-Arriola firefighter sprays a brush fire at 23336 Road N Thursday afternoon. The blaze was contained to a single field and put out quickly with the help of sheriff’s deputies.