Residents near Spring Creek 2 Fire in Battlement Mesa area back home

Posted at 10:23 AM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 13:37:42-04

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Evacuations have been lifted for people living near a wildfire burning along the border of Mesa and Garfield counties.

The fire, which started Friday near Battlement Mesa, has burned 621 acres. It is 40 percent contained.

No homes have burned, but the fire has damaged or destroyed four outbuildings, three trailers and three vehicles.

The cause of the is still under investigation.

There are 120 fire personnel assigned to the fire.


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