EL JEBEL, Colo. (CBS4) – The Lake Christine Fire has grown slightly after pre-evacuation notices were reinstated for some residents near Basalt on Friday.
Those residents include Missouri Heights, Cedar Drive, Toner Creek, Seven Castles, and Taylor Road.READ MORE: 'Feels Like Summer Happened Overnight': Xcel Energy Ready To Respond To Heat-Related Outages
The fire grew to 8,800 acres and is 59 percent contained.
On Saturday, officials said firefighters prepped structures in Cattle Creek with fire hoses and sprinkler systems.
The wildfire was sparked on July 3, and destroyed three homes worth millions earlier this month.READ MORE: Heat Waves Can Sometimes Cause Travel Problems By Air And On Land
Richard Karl Miller, 23, and Allison Sarah Marcus, 22 face arson charges for allegedly starting the fire. Investigators say they were firing tracer rounds at a shooting range.
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