Latest Colorado Wildfire Updates

Decker Fire 75% Contained As Crews Gain ControlCrews made more progress on the Decker Fire burning near Salida. The wildfire has burned more than 8,900 acres and was 75% contained as of Wednesday.
Evacuations Lifted For Decker Fire Burning Near SalidaAll residents evacuated due to the Decker Fire burning near Salida have been allowed to return home. The fire has burned 8,705 acres since it was sparked by lightning on Sept. 8.
Underground Fire Burning Since Last Summer Discovered Near DoloresA band of coal believed to have been ignited by a wildfire last summer was discovered by rangers recently when small flames emerged from a patch of hillside fissures. 
Dry, Windy Weather Provides Challenges For Firefighters Battling Decker FireDry, windy conditions on Saturday made conditions worse for firefighters battling the Decker Fire near Salida.
All Elk Fire 100% Contained, Evacuees Allowed To Return HomeAll evacuees from the Elk Fire in northern Colorado have been allowed to return home.
Wind Spreads Cow Creek Fire In Western ColoradoFirefighters in western Colorado are continuing to battle the Cow Creek Fire east of Ridgway from the air and the ground.
Elk Fire: Mandatory Evacuations Still In Place But Containment Is Up To 40%The mandatory evacuations issued for the Elk Fire in Larimer County remain in effect, but firefighters are making progress toward getting the fire under control.
'Not Out Of Fire Season': Forecasters Warn About Warm, Dry Conditions In ColoradoSki season is officially underway in Colorado but forecasters warn fire season isn't over yet.

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