MONTROSE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Upper Mailbox Fire has grown to nearly 500 acres in Western Colorado.

(credit: Montrose County Sheriff)

The fire, which officials say was sparked by lightning, is burning on private property and land managed by the Bureau of Land Management near Norwood.

(credit: Montrose County Sheriff)

(credit: CO Fire Prevention & Control)

Campgrounds at the San Miguel Ledges Recreation Area have been closed.


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