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ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. — A fast-moving wildfire in Routt County forced authorities to issue pre-evacuation notices late Sunday.

The Irwin Fire is burning south of Hayden at mile marker 4 on County Road 53. It had burned 164 acres as of Monday night.

One home was evacuated and a few others have been issued pre-evacuation notices, Routt County Communications said.

Crews would be working on containment Monday.

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