LIVERMORE, Colo. — A wildfire has burned around 150 acres northwest of Fort Collins in Larimer County.
The Halligan Fire was 40% contained Tuesday afternoon in rugged mountainous terrain, according to Livermore Fire Protection District (LFPD).
LFPD said no structures are threatened in the area of the wildfire near Halligan Reservoir.
Larimer County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) will be taking the lead on the wildfire. LCSO said the fire started after multiple lightning strikes Monday evening.
LCSO said two helicopters and 45 firefighters on the ground were battling the fire. They expected to have around 100 people fighting the fire on Wednesday.
Halligan Reservoir is located on the North Fork of the Poudre River, 25 miles northwest of Fort Collins.
Portions of northeast Colorado were under a Fire Weather Watch Tuesday due to the dry, windy conditions that were expected.
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