MONTEZUMA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Burro Fire almost doubled in size from Saturday to Sunday in Montezuma County.

Officials say the fire grew to nearly 500 acres and is not contained.

Burro Fire (credit: San Juan National Forest)

The fire is 13 miles away from the 416 Fire in Durango. Both fires have prompted several road and trail closures including U.S. 550 and a portion of the Colorado Trail.

LINK: Burro Fire Information

A cause is under investigation.

Crews expect to have this fire fully contained on July 15.

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