By Jennifer McRae

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Virginia Dale Fire burning in Larimer County was fully contained on Wednesday. The fire began on Monday west of Highway 287 near Virginia Dale.

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Crews have been able to stop it from spreading too much. The blaze burned 24 acres.

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The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said crews hiked into where the fire was burning to get control of the fire. What caused the fire is being investigated.

Jennifer McRae