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)

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.

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

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