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Evacuations Ordered Near Cache Creek Fire

RIFLE, Colo. (CBS4) - Four structures on Battlement Creek Reservoir Road have been evacuated near Rifle because of the Cache Creek Fire.

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An aerial view of the Cache Creek Fire on July 30. (credit: InciWeb)

It has burned 400 acres after flaring up on Saturday night. It's not clear what caused the fire.

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Officials say the fire is active and growing to the west. Smoke can been seen from the Interstate 70 corridor in Rifle, Parachute and Rulison.

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