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Crews contain wildfire northeast of Peyton

Fire northeast of Peyto
Posted at 4:28 PM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 23:25:25-04

EL PASO COUNTY — Crews responded Monday afternoon to a wildfire in El Paso County, northeast of Peyton.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the fire was in the area of Warriors Path Dr. and Fremont Fort Rd. It was first reported around 3:30 p.m. Multiple agencies from around the area responded.

The fire was first estimated at three to five acres in size and then authorities reduced that to three.

Around 8 p.m., the Sheriff's Office reported the fire was contained.

No structures were threatened and no roads were closed due to the fire.