FLEMING, Colo. (CBS4)– It could be a tough day for crews fighting a wildfire on Colorado’s northeastern plains.
High winds that topped 50 mph at some points helped the flames grow on Monday in Logan and Phillips counties.READ MORE: AAA: Coloradans Shouldn't Panic Over Eastern US Gas Shortage
It is located near Interstate 76, about 150 miles from Denver.
Hotspots overnight made the firefight difficult. Containment on the 30,000+ acre fire was dropped from 90 percent to 50 percent.
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Four structures have burned in the fire, and three of those were homes.
Colorado’s entire urban corridor as well as the Eastern Plains remain under a Red Flag Warning through 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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