Pinyon Canyon Fire Destroys 46,000 Acres and Counting

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

High humidity and a slightly cooler temperatures on the front range helped firefighters get closer to full containment of a fire burning in the Pinon Canyon army training site.

The fire is now 75 percent contained. It has burned as many as 46 thousand acres. The fire was started by lightning on June 8th.

It spread from the army training site to nearby ranchland - no structures have been lost in the fire.

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