Evacuation orders lifted for wildfire in Evergreen

As of Tuesday morning the fire is estimated at 50 acres.
Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 5:42 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2020 at 7:48 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - About 1,000 homes were under evacuation orders Tuesday morning for a wildfire burning in Evergreen.

The evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday night for the Elephant Butte Fire. The fire was reported Monday afternoon just west of the Evergreen golf course.

The latest update from officials Tuesday afternoon was the fire had burned about 50 acres and no structures had been burned. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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