FREMONT COUNTY — Firefighters said Thursday afternoon the YMCA Fire was fully contained.
The fire started on July 8 on BLM Royal Gorge Field Office lands west of Canon City after a lightning strike.
The fire burned 303 acres in a little over a week.
Most personnel assigned to the fire were released on Wednesday.
Local resources are expected to continue monitoring the area over the coming days.
A public information phone line, a Facebook page, and a Twitter page have been established for the public and media to get current information on the YMCA Fire. Those are listed below.
YMCA Fire Contact Information:
Fire Information Office: (719) 315-0690
This story will be updated once more information is available.