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Pre-Evacuation Orders Lifted For Home Near Lake Christine Fire

BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) - Pre-evacuation notices were lifted for the Missouri Heights, Cedar Drive, Toner Creek, Seven Castles and Taylor Road neighborhood near the Lake Christine Fire in Eagle County.

sky crane (credit inciweb)
(credit: InciWeb)

Fire officials say the fire grew slightly to 12,588 acres and is 72 percent contained.

Crews can now start removing some fire equipment near Frying Pan Road, and two helicopters have been released to help other wildfires in the west.

portable water tanker (credit inciweb)
(credit: InciWeb)

Emergency crews are now watching for flash flooding. Residents are encouraged to register with both Eagle and Pitkin Counties for emergency flash flood alerts.

LINKS: Eagle County Alert System | Pitkin County Alert System

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