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New Wildland Fire Near Wolcott Forces Immediate Evacuations

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - A report of a new wildland fire burning in Eagle County has prompted the immediate evacuations of the Red Canyon Estates.

red canyon fire (eagle co sheriff)
Red Canyon Fire (credit: Eagle County Sheriff)

Greater Eagle Fire officials say the fire is burning near Wolcott -- about an hour northeast of Basalt where the Lake Christine Fire is burning.

Details about the Red Canyon Fire have not been released.

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