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Wildfire near Kenosha Pass at 250 acres, 10 percent containment

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PARK COUNTY, Colo. — A wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass has reached more than 250 acres, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday morning.

The Snyder Creek 2 Fire, in the area about 19 miles north of Fairplay and three miles southeast of Kenosha Pass, was reported about 4:20 p.m. Sunday. It was 10 percent contained as of 8 a.m. Monday.

The forest service hopes for containment by 6 p.m. Monday.

Fire officials said no structures or people are threatened, but the highly active east side of the blaze is causing some concern. The area is relatively dry and winds are gusting to 30 mph, officials said.

Officials said the fire was caused by someone shooting a firearm.

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