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Douglas County fire 100% contained, no structures damaged

 Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (KKCO)
Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 3:06 PM MDT
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The Chatridge 2 Fire in Douglas County that caused widespread evacuations and that forced Thunderridge Highschool to act as a temporary shelter for residents is now 100% contained.

The fire started early Monday afternoon and burned roughly 465 acres and threatened a number of residential structures according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO).

South Metro Fire Rescue tweeted around 3:19 that crews were able to stop all forward progress toward the subdivision.

DCSO says that 45+ ground apparatus were on scene as well as 10+ air apparatus. This included choppers, planes, and an Air Attack Tanker.

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