Jun 21, 2013 8:27 PM by Connie Murphy

Update on the Bull Gulch Fire

The Bull Gulch Fire is now 30% contained as of Friday. The 150 acres fire is now smoldering and producing minimal smoke. Authorities say that the fire is burning brush, piñon, juniper and ponderosa pine forests. The fire is located nine miles northeast of Cotopaxi in Fremont County.

Approximately 100 personnel, including air and ground crews are still working on the fire. No structures have been lost but the Texas Creek Trail system still remains closed at this time. As of Wednesday; approximately 30 residences within a three-mile radius of Snow Drift Lane received a pre-evacuation notice. The cause of the fire is under investigation.




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