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Evacuations lifted for wildfire burning north of Wellington

Wildfire burning north of Wellington 6-26-24
Wildfire burning north of Wellington 6-26-24
Wildfire burning north of Wellington 6-26-24
Posted at 10:24 AM, Jun 27, 2024

WELLINGTON, Colo. — Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for a wildfire burning north of Wellington in northern Colorado.

Evacuations were ordered for north CR 7 east to Interstate 25 from mile markers 281 to 288, and east CR 82 (Buckeye) south to east CR 70 (Owl Canyon).

A map of the evacuation area can be found below:

Wildfire burning north of Wellington 6-26-24

The grassfire, which is burning near the I-25/Buckeye exit, is 5 acres and 90% contained according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Crews are mopping up at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated.




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