Mar 20, 2013 6:23 PM by JD Downing

Galena Fire is now 100% contained

LARIMER COUNTY - The Larimer County sheriff;s Department has updated the condition of the Galena fire. They tell us, the 1348 acre blaze is now 100% contained. Higher humidity and decreased winds throughout the night and Wednesday helped firefighters with the fire.

60 firefighters continued mop-up operations securing the last part of the hand lines. The fire began last friday near Fort Collins.

Four firefighters have been treated and released for minor injuries during the fire so far. No structures were damaged and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. It has been determined that it was not caused by a campfire, controlled burn or prescribed burn that escaped.

Horsetooth Mountain Park has reopened but Lory State Park remains closed.


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