WALSENBURG, Colo. (CBS4) – A fire that was described as being 2,000 acres is burning near the southern Colorado town of Walsenburg.

The fire wasn’t near structures and no injuries were reported.

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As of daybreak on Friday firefighters said there was no containment on the fire. More than 20 firefighters were assigned to fight the fire.

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(credit: CBS)

Gusty winds had firefighters concerned the blaze could spread.

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(credit: CBS)

The fire is believed to have started when winds blew over a box trailer that was being pulled by a pickup truck.

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