Jun 24, 2010 10:37 PM by Stefanie Boe

Parkdale Canyon Update: 85% contained

Firefighters continue to make progress on the wildfire burning near Canon City and the Royal Gorge. They're now saying it's 85% contained with full containment expected Friday.

Here are some of the other fast facts:

Acres burned: 629

Mandatory evacuations lifted

Boating restrictions on the Arkansas River lifted

Total cost to fight the fire: $977,729

Cause still under investigation


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