RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Containment for the Oil Springs Fire continues to grow. The fire, which has burned 12,613 acres in pinon, juniper and sagebrush, was 58% contained as of Wednesday afternoon.
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The Oil Springs Fire is burning about 20 miles south of Rangely. Highway 139 was reopened over the weekend, but both County Roads 116 and 113 are still closed.READ MORE: 'Doing Nothing Is Not An Option': New Denver International Airport CEO Phil Washington Vows To Fix Long Lines
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Engine crews are combining with hand crews to continue making progress on containment with 100% containment estimated for July 3. Lightning caused the fire on June 18.