Evacuation orders were issued between County Road 301 and County Road 309 near Parachute in Garfield County.
GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Evacuation orders have been issued due to a wildfire in Garfield County that started Saturday.
It’s at 9:53 p.m Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said a lightning strike started the Morrisania Mesa fire at mile marker 3 on Country Road 301.
On Sunday, Grand Valley Fire Protection District The fire was estimated to cover an area of approximately 200 hectares and crews, including two helicopters, continued to battle the blaze.
Evacuation orders were issued between County Road 301 and County Road 309.
Displaced animals can be taken to the Garfield County Fairgrounds on Railroad Avenue in Rifle.
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