BUENA VISTA, Colo. — A multi-acre brush fire near Buena Vista Wednesday afternoon is now fully contained, the Buena Vista Police Department said.
Pre-evacuation orders were issued for the fire, which was reported around 12:30 p.m. near CR 319 and U.S. Hwy. 285, about three miles southwest of Buena Vista, Chaffee County OEM said.
Police said just before 3 p.m. that the fire is contained and all evacuations are lifted.
The fire burned about 40 to 50 acres of grassland, the county said.
The pre-evacuation orders applied to the area about 1 to 1.5 miles south of Nachtrieb-Kelly Ranch.
First responders remain in the area to monitor hot spots.
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