Rifle Wildfire Contained

To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

Crews are mopping up an 830-acre wildfire near Rifle today.

The fire was declared fully contained yesterday.

Fire spokesman David Boyd says smoke is likely to be visible from the area for several weeks.

The fire burned a house and three outbuildings after it was reported Thursday.

About 50 homes were evacuated at one point, but all evacuations have been lifted.

The fire is believed to have been human-caused, but it is not yet known whether it was accidental or set on purpose.

KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 3820806 - kktv.com/a?a=3820806
Gray Television, Inc.