JEFFERSON, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters are working to extinguish two wildfires burning in Colorado.
A 250-acre wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass was fully contained Monday evening. The U.S. Forest Service says firefighters were working to put out hotspots on the Snyder Creek 2 Fire, which is burning in the same area as a fire in 2011.
Meanwhile, near Durango, the 213 Fire is burning on about 60 acres of Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River.
Firefighters say the fire was fanned by afternoon winds, and The Durango Herald reported it had jumped the containment line. But calmer winds later Monday allowed engine crews to stop its spread.
The fire is 40 percent contained.
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