Fire Near Buford 100% Contained

Favorable weather conditions Wednesday allowed crews to make good progress controlling the wildfire burning off Rio Blanco County Road 8, near Buford. The fire was the result of a private burn that got out of control. As of seven Wednesday night the 77 acre fire was 80% contained, and as of 10 Thursday morning, crews had 100% containment. The situation will be completely resolved this afternoon after firefighters’ complete mop up operations. Photos of the fire courtesy of the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, click to enlarge.

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