EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – New information on Sunday from Eagle County emergency officials states the Duck Pond Fire is estimated to be 88 acres and 60% contained. Earlier Sunday morning, officials estimated the fire to be 100 acres.
Evacuations were lifted at 6 p.m. on Sunday, officials tell CBS4. Officials don’t believe any structures have been lost.
“We really had crews jumping on this right away, and their efforts are what stopped this fire from progressing into some of the residential areas that are nearby,” said Eric Coulter with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Team.
Investigators believe the fire was caused by human activity, however the investigation is ongoing.
The fire sparked on Saturday in the Duck Pond Open Space near Gypsum. Interstate 70…
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