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The 300 fire burned on Monday afternoon along Rampart Range Road northeast of Woodland Park. Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.

A fire that sparked near Rampart Range Road outside of Woodland Park was 75% contained on its fourth day.

The so-called 300 fire burned only 7 acres and was dampened by snow and rain Tuesday and Wednesday, the Pike & San Isabel National Forests reported. Containment improved from 10% the night the blaze began to 75% Thursday.

Crews will continue to monitor flames, which originated from a campfire.

The fire was not threatening any structures, the Forest Service said.

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