Wild Rose Fire 100% Contained
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colo. - Crews fully contain the Wild Rose Fire Burning near Rangely. Burning near Texas Mountain south of Rangely, officials say the blaze was 100 percent contained as of Monday evening. The Wild Rose Fire caused an evacuation of a youth camp and shut down many gas wells when it started Wednesday. It burned 1,067 acres. Officials say 286 personnel fought the flames. The Rio Blanco County Road 116 closure has been lifted at Highway 139. The road to Texas Mountain, as well as several other local roads have also reopened. The fire was sparked by lightning on Wednesday.