Highway 13 Fire 80% Contained

Oct 8th @ 6:27 am in News by Scott Staley

Firefighters have been able to contain most of the highway 13 fire near rifle without it spreading. The fire is now 80% contained at 991 acres. Investigators say the fire was human caused, and started immediately next to Highway 13 last week. However, they do not know the specific cause just yet. Firefighters say that there may be smoke rising from the burn area over the next few days, but it poses no danger. Highway 13 is still open.