Crews respond to wildfire in Eagle County


Red Dirt Cliff Fire. Credit: Colorado BLM

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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — Crews responded to a wildfire in Eagle County Monday afternoon.

According to the Bureau of Land Management, the fire is roughly 5 miles southwest of Burns.

The fire is being called the Red Dirt Cliff Fire.

Both ground and air crews are fighting the fire, which is burning mostly on BLM land.

There is no immediate threat to structures.

Authorities have not yet said what might have started the fire.

As of Wednesday evening, the fire had burned 27 acres and was 40 percent contained. It is not expected to grow further, according to the BLM.

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