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Small fire northwest of Fort Collins now 100% contained

Larimer County Emergency Services is on scene assisting Poudre Canyon Volunteer Fire with the wildfire near Highway 14 and Kings Canyon Road.
Credit: Courtesy Larimer County Sheriff's Office
Fire burning near Stratton Park northwest of Fort Collins on Monday, July 13, 2020

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A fire that started burning near Stratton Park northwest of Fort Collins on Monday night is now 100% contained, according to a Tuesday update from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. 

Officials said the fire burned nearly five acres.

Larimer County Emergency Services was on scene assisting Poudre Canyon Volunteer Fire with the wildfire near Highway 14 and Kings Canyon Road. 

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office said the Stratton Park Fire did not threaten any structures. 

A helicopter was used to fight the fire Monday, and US Forest Service firefighters, including smokejumpers and the Roosevelt Hot Shots were called in to assist. 

A total of 23 firefighters remained on the scene Tuesday working to fully contain the fire. 

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