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South Greenhorn Fire 80% contained

By Casey Coffee, 6 p.m. producer/evening web editor ,
Published On: Sep 02 2013 09:39:29 PM CDT
Huerfano County, CO -

A small forest fire in Huerfano County is now 80% contained. The South Greenhorn Fire is burning in very rough terrain on Greenhorn Mountain, north of Highway 69.

The Huergano County Fire Dept. and a BLM crew from Canon City are on scene.

Less than an acre has burned so far. Crews have hiked in and have established lines.

A lightning strike is reported as the cause of the fire.