SALIDA, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews made more progress on the Decker Fire burning near Salida. The wildfire has burned more than 8,900 acres and was 75% contained as of Wednesday.

All residents evacuated due to the Decker Fire burning near Salida have been allowed to return home.

A helicopter transports a water bucket southwest toward the Decker Fire on October 9 (credit: Facebook/Hugh Clark on Decker Fire page)

The fire was sparked by lightning on Sept. 8.

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The Decker Fire burning near Salida (credit: CBS)

Officials say anyone who has been previously evacuated remains on pre-evacuation notice.

LINKS: Decker Fire Interactive MapDecker Fire Inciweb

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