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Fountain creek grass fire contained, crews will monitor into the night


PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- Pueblo fire said they responded to the grass fire Saturday morning in red flag conditions. The blaze jumped the creek and started a spot fire near a neighborhood on the east side of the river.

Pueblo fire officials said they were able to contain the fire by 2P.M Saturday.

However, fire crews will continue to work hot spots inside the fire line and will monitor the scene throughout the evening due to anticipated wind conditions.


Luckily, the fire near the neighborhood was quickly extinguished and crews will remain on scene throughout the night to monitor hotspots.

 A red flag warning is in effect until 8pm tonight.

No cause or origin has been determined as of 3pm. 

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