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Crews continue battling wildfire in southeast Pueblo County into Thursday

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Posted at 4:03 PM, Mar 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-03 14:43:57-05

PUEBLO COUNTY — Fire crews in Pueblo County continue to work on a wildland fire south of Avondale Thursday.

The fire is happening near the 6200 Block of Huerfano Road.

As of 11 A.M. Thursday, the fire had grown to an estimated 230 acres, with just over 70% containment.

The fire still has yet to threaten any structures, and "remains in river bottoms, trees & brush," according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department.

Multiple agencies are responding to the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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