The Strawberry Fire has been fully contained after burning 130 acres in northwestern Colorado.
A health advisory is in place for much of the Front Range through Saturday morning because of the hazy skies. The haze is caused by all the wildfires burning in the West in states like California, Idaho and Washington.
For the past few days northwest winds in the upper atmosphere have been transporting smoke from dozens of western wildfires into Colorado.
Smoke from large wildfires in other Western states has prompted Colorado officials to expand a health advisory to the northern half of their state.
Firefighters in Colorado on Friday will mop up a wildfire west of Meeker.
Rugged terrain is making it difficult for crews trying to contain a small wildfire in the Pagosa Springs area of southern Colorado.
Wildfires out west are leading to unusually low visibility in the Denver area, and a Wildfire Smoke Health Advisory for most of Colorado west of the Continental Divide.
Firefighters have been able to stop the spread of over 30 fires sparked by lightning strikes in northwestern Colorado in recent days despite stretched resources.
The Obama administration says wildfires have been so bad this season that the Forest Service will exhaust its firefighting budget within the next month and will again have to tap into other programs for more money.
Lightning across northwestern Colorado is suspected of sparking about 30 fires over the weekend, keeping firefighters running from one fire to another.