Minor flooding was reported Tuesday night in areas around the Hayden Pass fire burn scar in Fremont County.
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Fire officials say the Hayden Pass fire burning southeast of Salida is 60 percent contained and monsoonal moisture is expected over the burn area this week.
Burning more than 16,500 acres and with full containment not expected until this fall, the Hayden Pass fire has left a large scorched aftermath.
State wildlife officers on Wednesday rescued a unique, endangered cutthroat trout from a creek in the Hayden Pass fire burn area, quelling concerns about their possible extinction because of the blaze.
The remaining evacuees from the Hayden Pass fire will be allowed to return home Thursday as firefighters continue to make progress containing the massive burn.
The hundreds of firefighters battling the Hayden Pass fire southeast of Salida will continue working Monday to build lines around the massive burn.
Firefighters are letting areas of a wildfire burn near Coaldale in southern Colorado because it is too dangerous to get into some wilderness areas, authorities said Sunday.
The Hayden Pass fire burning southeast of Salida has grown to 15,754 acres, officials said Friday morning, and a strong aerial attack is expected to tackle the burn.
Five firefighters heading to the Hayden Pass fire were injured Thursday afternoon after being involved in a crash on Interstate 25.
The Hayden Pass fire has expanded to 14,774 acres as firefighters brace Thursday for another hot, sunny day with shifting wind.