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1,200-Acre Fire in Big Bend National Park Mostly Contained; Conservancy Raising Funds for Rebuilding

May 28, 2019 | By Matt Joyce

The Big Bend Conservancy has started a fundraising effort to help reestablish visitor services in the Castolon Historic District of Big Bend National Park after a wildfire last week burned La Harmonia Store and Castolon Visitor Center. The Castolon Fire had burned more than 1,200 acres but was largely contained as of Monday, according to Big Bend National Park.

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