Someone call the fire department

Cortez firefighters Cory Elliott and Adam Kennedy blow out the 100 candles for Francis Higgins on her birthday cake Friday at Vista Grande. Enlargephoto

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Cortez firefighters Cory Elliott and Adam Kennedy blow out the 100 candles for Francis Higgins on her birthday cake Friday at Vista Grande.

Caregiver Lara Cook helps Francis Higgins celebrate her 100th birthday. When Cook found out Higgins was turning 100 she said she was going to get a big cake and put 100 candles on it, then call the fire department to come and put it out. Enlargephoto

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Caregiver Lara Cook helps Francis Higgins celebrate her 100th birthday. When Cook found out Higgins was turning 100 she said she was going to get a big cake and put 100 candles on it, then call the fire department to come and put it out.