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“Fall Creek Fire” sparks off of Highway 141

The Fall Creek Fire sparked Tuesday afternoon and was burning just north of Highway 141.
The Fall Creek Fire sparked Tuesday afternoon and was burning just north of Highway 141.(MGN)
Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 3:14 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 9:04 AM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Smokejumpers responded to the Fall Creek Fire that sparked Tuesday afternoon just north of Highway 141.

It was burning just north of Thimble Rock Point between Gateway and Whitewater.

The Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center says they also ordered aircraft to help fight the fire. It appears to be contained at this time.

We will continue to monitor this situation. Check back for updates.

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