RANGELY, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire burning in Rio Blanco County on Colorado’s Western Slope has grown to 5,600 acres. The Red Canyon Fire is burning in a remote, rugged area 31 miles south of Rangely.
North Metro Fire Rescue crews are putting their new brush truck to use fighting the fire.
Officials have closed several county roads in the area and say that some structures are threatened by the fire. They have a helicopter doing water drops on the fire.
So far no structures have burned. There is no containment on the fire so far.
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