Over 200 Firefighters Working on a Wildfire Near Denver

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

The Oxyoke Wildfire, burning in Deckers, CO, is now 50% contained.

More than 200 firefighters are working the wildfire burning five miles north of which has grown to 110 acres. Ten to 15 homes have been evacuated and others are on standby.
So far no structures have burned.

The fire started Sunday on a campground. The cause Isn’t known but lightning is suspected. The wildfire is burning in grass, pine trees and oak brush in steep terrain in the Pike National Forest.

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