Fire Near Conifer Near Full Containment
CONIFER, Colo. (AP) – A wildfire burning in the foothills about 30 miles southwest of Denver is expected to be fully contained soon and evacuation orders have been lifted.
Fire officials say they expect the Lime Gulch Fire near Conifer to be contained by Sunday evening. It is currently 90 percent contained.
No structures have been destroyed and no injuries have been reported. The fire has burned 511 acres.
Fire officials say they believe the blaze started by lightning on Wednesday. It forced about 100 people to leave their homes. Those evacuation orders were lifted Saturday night.
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