LAS ANIMAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters have contained more of the East Fork Fire burning near Trinidad in Las Animas County. The fire has burned 1,680 acres and is 15% contained.
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Crews completed bulldozing fire lines around the fire, the last being along the southern flank.
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Evacuations for residents in New Mexico have been lifted. The Lake Dorothy State Wildlife Area remains closed for crews and resources.