BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) – The Lake Christine Fire is now 82 percent contained. It’s been burning near Basalt since July 3.

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More than 12,500 acres have burned, and three homes were destroyed earlier this month. On Sunday, pre-evacuation notices were lifted.

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Crews are expecting isolated chances for afternoon storms and wind speeds around 15 miles per hour.

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