Wild Rose Fire Holds at 1,065 Acres
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colo.- Crews continued to fight the Wild Rose Fire nearly Rangely Saturday. The Wild Rose Fire is burning in the southwest corner of Rio Blanco county on west side of Texas Mountain. Officials say the fire was 10 percent contained as of Saturday evening. It was reported Wednesday afternoon. All oil and gas facilities have been shut down and Encana employees have left the area. The Rangely Volunteer Fire Department is providing fire protection for the energy company's buildings. The Rio Blanco County Road 116 closure has been lifted at Highway 139. The road to Texas mountain remains closed. Officials say 46 structures are being threatened.