More Progress Made On Pipeline & West Fork Complex Fires

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(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

TRINIDAD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Pipeline Fire burning near Trinidad was started by lightning on Wednesday and so far has burned 100 acres.

Firefighters made significant progress on the fire on Saturday. Containment is now at 95 percent.

The lake at Trinidad Lake State Park is closed to allow firefighting helicopters to get water.

The West Fork Complex Fire is 66 percent contained. Rain and humid weather has allowed crews to gain an upper hand. It consists of three fires all sparked by lightning in the San Juan and Rio Grande national forests. The fires have destroyed more than 109,000 acres.

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