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Controlled burn gets out of control, now contained south of Pueblo

Pueblo Brushfire Wednesday  Afternoon
Posted at 4:14 PM, Mar 15, 2023

PUEBLO, CO — A controlled burn Wednesday, that got out of control is now contained, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office.

It happened at 3680 Verde Rd. which is south of Pueblo:

According to the Pueblo Fire Department, the fire, which is located in a riverbed, had burned 10-20 acres. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office told News5 that the fire is now contained, and is approximately 5-7 acres in size.

No injuries have been reported, and the fire is currently not threatening any structures.

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