The 213 Fire burning near Durango on Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River is now 100 percent contained.
Firefighting crews continued their training to prepare for wildfire season on Wednesday at Chatfield Reservoir.
The 213 Fire burning on about 60 acres of Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River was about 60 percent contained on Tuesday.
A storm expected to bring some snow and rain to Colorado is first raising the fire danger across the state.
Firefighters are working to contain two wildfires burning in Colorado.
Agencies throughout the state are getting ready for the wildfire season and on Saturday fire crews trained for a wildfire at Chatfield Reservoir where they said they need to work on communication.
Wildfire experts are predicting that Colorado will experience an average to above average wildfire season this year. They need aerial support to attack fires and limit damage. That requires training.
The wildfire danger is high for the third straight day in much of eastern Colorado on Wednesday because of strong winds and low humidity.
Evacuations have been lifted in Teller County west of Colorado Springs after of a fast moving grass fire threatened some homes.
The Colorado State Forest Service is reminding landowners that there’s no better time than now to prepare homes for wildfire with Colorado’s snowpack at 65 percent of average.