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Firefighters Hope To Have Hewlett Fire Contained By Tuesday Evening

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

LIVERMORE, Colo. (CBS4) – On Tuesday at noon firefighters said they believe they are just hours way from having the Hewlett fire completely contained.

As of Tuesday morning it was 94 percent contained and it didn’t seem to grow Monday.

Full containment is expected around 6 p.m.

Two helicopters were supporting the 239 firefighters on Tuesday. Two trails are still closed in the area.

The fire started when wind blew over a camp stove.

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