Wildfire In Northern Colorado Burns Nearly 2,000 Acres

WELLINGTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters were battling a wildfire near the Colorado-Wyoming border on Saturday.

The fire burning north of Wellington near the town of Carr was estimated at nearly 2,000 acres and was 85 percent containment just after 6 p.m.

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

Homes in the area have been placed on pre-evacuation orders.

The fire was being driven by strong winds.

So far there haven’t been any reports of injuries or threatened structures.

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

(credit: Teresa Alcorn)

Wildfire Resources

– Visit CBSDenver.com’s Living With Wildfire section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.

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