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Authorities Identify Cause Of Royal Gorge Fire

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CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Authorities have identified the cause of last summer’s fire at Royal Gorge Park.

The Canon City Police Department confirmed the blaze was human caused.

The wildfire destroyed nearly all the structures in the park and is still under investigation.

Work continues to rebuild the visitor’s center but the Royal Gorge Bridge will open for weekend guided tours on March 15.

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