Fire crews improve containment of Lodgepole Complex Fire to 62%
According to the Bureau of Land Management, the Lodgepole Complex Fire is now 62% contained.
Thursday it was reported the fire has now burned more than 270,000 acres. Sixteen homes have been destroyed as well as significant amounts of haystacks and fencing. McCone Electric has lost more than 50 power poles. Some people who live north of Highway 200 in western Garfield County remain under evacuation.