LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The McNay Fire burning in Larimer Country grew slightly from Sunday when it started. Larimer County Sheriff’s officials say the fire is now 542 acres with 77% containment.

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An airplane drops slurry onto the McNay Fire in Larimer County. (credit: CBS)

The fire grew toward the northwest overnight, officials say. They add the fire is spreading away from structures.

“All voluntary evacuations have been lifted and all roads are open. Poudre Valley REA will be working on the power lines inside the fire zone tomorrow,” the sheriff’s office said on Monday.

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The fire is burning in the Lone Pine State Wildlife Area – west of Livermore. Colorado Parks and Wildlife report the lower section of the Cherokee State Wildlife Area is closed.

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Firefighters reported the fire started as a vehicle fire which spread to surrounding vegetation. More than 100 people are fighting the fire.

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No roads are closed.

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