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Apr 9, 2011 9:40 PM by James Egbert, Stephanie Collins

UPDATE: Highway 50 back open between Lamar and Las Animas

Bent County Sheriffs Office tells News First 5 Hwy 50 is back open tonight between mile markers 405 and 427, the stretch between Las Animas and Lamar.

It was closed earlier due to a fire in the area. Officials say it  burned 100-150 acres. It started in the area of County Road 16 & JJ. Evacuations were orderd for the area, those have since been lifted.  

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