Gypsum fire contained after burning 3 structures

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GYPSUM, Colo. -- The Vail Public Safety Communications Center received reports of a fire early Saturday morning in the Trail Gulch are of Gypsum.

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

Officials fielded the call at around 2:30 a.m. When they arrived on scene at 3730 Trail Gulch Road, they found three structures fully engulfed in flames and threatening several other nearby structures.

All three structures are considered a complete loss.

Fire crews worked to minimize the threat of the structure fire from becoming a wildfire by using six water tenders during the incident.

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

The water tenders transported water from Gypsum to the remote location of the incident.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The fire is now contained and fire crews will continue to monitor the area through the evening for hot spots.

If you think you may have any information about the suspects or this crime, call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office at (970) 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007.

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

Photo: Eagle County Sheriff's Office

No information regarding the suspect has been released.