Douglas County fire 100% contained, no structures damaged
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.