COSTILLA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters have now contained 70 percent of the Spring Fire in Costilla and Huerfano Counties.

(credit: InciWeb)

Despite the good news, the fire has grown to more than 107,600 acres. More than 100 homes were destroyed by the fire which started June 27.

(credit: InciWeb)

Jesper Joergensen, from Denmark, was arrested on suspicion of arson. He reportedly told investigators he was cooking over a fire pit and believed the fire was out.

LINK: Spring Fire InciWeb Page

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