Ridgetop Fire 100 percent contained

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RIDGETOP FIRE – 200 ACRES, 100 PERCENT CONTAINED

The Ridgetop Fire along Highway 13. Photo: RBC Sheriff

A lightning strike also started a blaze late Saturday afternoon approximately 20 miles south of Meeker. Fire units were immediately dispatched to mile marker 27 along the east side of Highway 13.

At 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office reported the fire was moving east. Multiple agencies worked to protect one threatened structure. No evacuations were ordered and Highway 13 remained open in both directions.

Total acreage was adjusted to 200 acres Tuesday.

RBC Sheriff reported the Ridgetop Fire as 100 percent contained and 90 percent controlled Wednesday.

 

 

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