Tiny House Fire in Boulder County nearly 100 percent contained; evacuation orders lifted

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The Tiny House Fire burning in Boulder County is nearing 100 percent containment Tuesday afternoon, the Boulder County Sheriff said.

All evacuation orders have been lifted.

When the fire first kicked up on Monday, large billows of smoke could be seen from miles away. The fire spread across 15 acres.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was located near the 23000 block of South St. Vrain Drive/Highway 7 between mile markers 23 and 24.5, about 10 miles west of Lyons.

Evacuations were issued for the area north of Highway 7 and Conifer Hill, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office made 136 contacts through its emergency notification system, spokeswoman Carrie Haverfield said.

Deputies also walked door-to-door to notify residents of the fire threat.

The fire burned in very rough, very steep and rocky terrain.

No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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