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Grass fire 100 percent contained in Baca County

Posted: 6:27 AM, Jun 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-06 08:27:33-04

Forest Service and County authorities worked Tuesday afternoon to put out a small grass fire near the Colorado-Oklahoma border in Baca County.

The U.S. Forest Service said the fire, dubbed the Murray Draw Fire, was reported around 2:40 p.m. and was caused by a lightning strike in the area.

The fire burned for a few hours near Comanche Road, southeast of the town of Campo, Colorado.

The Forest Service reported the fire 100 percent contained just before 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.

No structures were threatened by the fire and no injuries were reported.