The fire burning near Cotopaxi in Fremont County is now 100% contained. Highway 50 has since re-opened.
Crews are on scene of a brush fire in the area of Highway 50 at mile marker 244. That is in the western portion of Fremont county. Highway 50 is closed in both directions between County Road 12 in Cotopaxi and Cottenwood Creek. The fire is moving quickly and has already jumped Highway 50. Please avoid the area.