PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters hope to fully contain a wildfire burning along the border of Mesa and Garfield counties by the end of Thursday.

(credit: Garfield County Sheriff's Office)

(credit: Garfield County Sheriff’s Office)

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The Spring Creek 2 Fire southeast of Parachute initially forced the evacuation of about two dozen homes and has destroyed some outbuildings, trailers and vehicles.

It has burned about 640 acres since being started by lightning on Aug. 12.

Wildfire Resources

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– 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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