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7-acre wildfire burns in Teller County

About eight homes were evacuated in northern Woodland Park due to the fire. The evacuations were lifted Thursday night.

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — About eight homes were evacuated due to a wildfire burning in Woodland Park Thursday, the Teller County Sheriff's Office said.

The evacuations were lifted and residents were allowed to return home around 8:45 p.m. All pre-evacuation notices were also lifted. 

The fire was first reported just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Mills Ranch Road in the northern part of the city. The sheriff's office said no homes burned in the fire.

The fire burned about seven acres and was 10% contained as of Thursday evening. The sheriff's office said about 45 firefighters from 10 different agencies fought the fire. There's no word yet on the cause.

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