SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The fire that forced nearly 1,400 evacuations is now 95 percent contained.

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The Buffalo Fire flared up on Tuesday, and residents were allowed back in their homes on Thursday.

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The fire burned 81 acres near the Mesa Cortina and Wildernest neighborhoods, but no homes were burned.

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Officials say crews were quick to send in air support saving those homes.


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