July 23, 2008

Oxyoke Fire Contained

By Rocky Mountian News

Fire crews announced the Oxyoke Fire west of Castle Rock was 100 percent contained at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, and all evacuated residents were allowed to return to the area.The fire, on Pike National Forest land in Douglas and Jefferson counties, burned about 110 acres.Mop-up operations and cooling the smoldering trees and logs could take several days.The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Originally published by Rocky Mountian News.

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