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