There is concern that the Hewlett Fire may have contaminated the drinking water in Fort Collins.
Now that the Hewlett fire is contained a group of resource specialists, including hydrologists, biologists and engineers are focusing their attention on how to deal with the burn area.
On Tuesday at noon firefighters said they believe they are just hours way from having the Hewlett fire completely contained.
Firefighters in northern Colorado are nearing full containment of a blaze that has scorched about 12 square miles.
A wildfire that has scorched about 12 square miles in northern Colorado is expected to be fully contained in the next few days.
The Hewlett Fire in northern Colorado that had forced the evacuation of dozens of homes earlier in the week was nearly contained late Saturday night.
The Hewlett Fire burning in Poudre Canyon was 45 percent contained as of Friday evening and the last of the evacuated residents were allowed to return home.
The U.S. Forest Service has cited a Fort Collins man for starting the Hewlett Fire.
The Hewlett Fire has poured smoke into the skies for the past several days, prompting the Colorado Health Department to issue an advisory.
The severity of the Hewlett Fire near Fort Collins has prompted Gov. John Hickenlooper to declare a disaster emergency.