Blowout Fire near Horse Mountain 80% contained

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) Multiple fire crews responded to a large brush fire on Sunday afternoon near Horse Mountain, just southeast of Palisade.

East Orchard Mesa Fire, Clifton Fire, BLM Colorado Fire, Palisade Fire, and Lands End Fire were all on scene and were able to contain the fire. No homes were threatened.

A helicopter also aided crews on the ground.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says the "Blowout Fire" is 80 percent contained and only burned 15 acres on both private and public land.

This article will be updated when information is received.

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