Northern Colorado Wildfire Nears Containment

Officials said that a northern Colorado wildfire that has scored 12 square miles is now contained 85 percent as of Saturday night, reports The Associated Press (

The news outlet details that fire crews took advantage of lower temperatures and higher humidity to make key advances. Nearly 500 firefighters, two plans and five helicopters have been used to battle the wildfire.

All residents were allowed to return to their homes by Friday night. No buildings have been damaged.

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