May 30, 2013 9:08 PM by Kirsten Bennett

Wildfire burning near Fowler 100% contained

A wildfire burning near Highway 50 at the Pueblo-Otero County line is 100 percent contained.

According to the fire chief, the wildfire burned between 80 and 100 acres in the Arkansas River bed. It may have started with a weed burn from the day before.

At one point, Highway 50 was closed in both directions at 68th Lane. The road has since reopened.


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