GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– The Pine Gulch Fire has grown to more than 13,000 acres since it was started by lightning a week ago. The fire is burning about 18 miles away from Grand Junction.

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The fire is 0% contained after it grew through the containment line and now is threatening some buildings. No evacuations have been ordered.

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Lightning started the fire July 31. It’s burning in remote, rough terrain, in pinyon, juniper, oak, and sage brush.

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