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Firefighters battle Seaman Fire in Larimer County

Posted at 11:14 PM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 21:11:52-04

LARIMER COUNTY – Firefighters are working to contain a wildland fire burning near the Seaman Reservoir, about 30 minutes northwest of Fort Collins.

The National Forest Service said the Seaman Fire grew to  22 acres Tuesday, but also said crews made some progress on containment. However, an exact containment number was not provided.

Seaman Fire
Smoke from the Seaman Fire was visible inFort Collins on Sept. 11, 2018.

Firefighters said fire activity died down later in the day and drops from helicopters and air tankers helped firefighters gain better control of the fire.

The Forest Service said no structures are threatened and there are no evacuations ordered, but smoke is visible from Fort Collins.