MOFFAT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Three wildfires in Moffat County have burned more than 350 acres. The Irish Canyon fire has burned 100 acres since Saturday afternoon when lightning hit.
Four helicopters and 51 people responded on Monday to battle the Irish Fire, which is located near County Road 10. The fire was 20 percent contained as of Monday night.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
The Pots Creek Fire is more than 65 percent contained, after burning 235 acres. It’s located between Brown’s Park and Dinosaur, near the Colorado/Utah border. Crews say the fire was started by lightning on Friday.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
The Stateline fire started on Saturday on the northern boundary of Moffat County, along the Wyoming State Line. The fire has burned more than 16 acres.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed While Crossing Broadway, Search Continues For Hit-And-Run Suspect Driver
BLM officials said crews are working on improving the hand lines they’ve made. Updates about the fires can be found here.