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Fire crews plan to work on structure protection for the north, east, and west sides of the fire. They are also trying to prevent the blaze from crossing Highway 160.

Just over 100 homes were evacuated along with a campground in that area.

The fire started south of Highway 160, just west of Mancos Hill in Montezuma County on Friday. The fire is burning west of La Plata County on Bureau of Land Management and private property.

Evacuation advisories were issued for County Road 41 south and east of Mancos, the Elk Springs Ranch and Elk Stream subdivisions, and other residences south of Highway 160, east of Co. Rd. 41.

Residents are asked to leave for their own safety as well as the safety of firefighters.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. According to Lt. Ted Meador with the Montezuma Sheriff's Department, the fire was human caused.

A community meeting at Mancos High School Performing Arts Center at will take place Monday at 7:30 p.m.