BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) – Recent rain and snow storms have helped firefighters fully contain the Lake Christine Fire in Basalt. The fire started on July 3 and burned more than 12,000 acres.

(credit: U.S. Forest Service)

Three homes were destroyed, hundreds of people were forced to evacuate for weeks, but fortunately no one was hurt.

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Richard Miller and Allison Sarah Marcus (credit: Eagle County)

Investigators say two people, Allison Marcus and Richard Miller, started the fire by shooting illegal tracer rounds in a shooting range. The Basalt Gun Range was open despite the stage two fire restrictions in that area at the time.

(credit: CBS)

The gun range later reopened in September.

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