PALISADE, Colo. – A fire erupted in Palisade at approximately 9:10 pm during the firework show at the Palisade Peach Festival.
Witnesses say fireworks landed on the hillside just below Talbot Orchards on the south of the Colorado River and within minutes, the hillside was engulfed.
Law enforcement evacuated the park and closed down F 1/4 Road. All efforts are busy handling the fire. An officer did share that firefighters are gaining containment but will continue working throughout the night.