Weather helps fight against Colorado wildfire

By: Associated Press
June 1, 2014 Updated: June 2, 2014 at 4:58 pm
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photo - This satellite photo shows Fourmile Canyon and Cougar Trail in Blackhawk Ranch. THIS DOES NOT necessarily indicate the four mile evacuation radius. (Photo via Huerfano Emergency Dispatch Facebook page)
This satellite photo shows Fourmile Canyon and Cougar Trail in Blackhawk Ranch. THIS DOES NOT necessarily indicate the four mile evacuation radius. (Photo via Huerfano Emergency Dispatch Facebook page) 

WALSENBURG — Higher humidity and clouds have helped firefighters contain about 80 percent of a 15-acre wildfire in southern Colorado.

No structures are threatened by the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Huerfano (WEHR'-fah-noh) County. Spokeswoman Lori Cordova says crews expect 100 percent containment by late Monday.

The fire was burning in the Blackhawk subdivision, about 10 miles west of the town of Aguilar on Interstate 25.

Cordova says authorities hope to lift all evacuation orders late Monday.

Weather helps fight against Colorado wildfire

By: Associated Press
Updated: June 2, 2014 at 4:58 pm

WALSENBURG — Officials say a 15-acre wildfire in Huerfano County has forced some evacuations in a southern Colorado subdivision. Huerfano County Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Lori Cordova said Sunday that only about three structures are near the fire, which is burning in the...

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