(CBS4) – All evacuees from the Elk Fire in northern Colorado have been allowed to return home. The fire started on Wednesday as a prescribed burn near Red Feather Lakes northwest of Fort Collins but it got out of control.
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Firefighters were able to tackle the fire efficiently, and only a shed burned in the blaze. As of Friday night, it was 100 percent contained.
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