Full Containment Of Roach Fire Expected Friday
GALLERIES: COLORADO'S WORST WILDFIRES
RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters are close to fully containing a wildfire burning in Colorado’s Roosevelt National Forest near the Wyoming border.
The Roach Fire is 75 percent contained and crews hope to have it fully surrounded sometime Friday.
The 150-acre fire is about 3 miles south of the Wyoming line and isn’t threatening any houses.
It’s burning in a swath of lodgepole pine where the majority of trees have been killed by mountain pine beetles.
It’s still not known what started the fire, which was reported Monday.
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