Evacuations lifted in Red Canyon Fire

Fire 75% contained

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. - Garfield County residents who were evacuated due to the Red Canyon Fire were allowed to return to their homes at 9 a.m. Friday.

Officials said the nearly 400-acre fire was 75% contained and there was no fire growth Thursday.

Garfield County Road 115 (Red Canyon Road) will remain locked and closed to traffic from the gate at the bottom near Highway 82 to County Road 119 (Kindall Road).

The Lookout Mountain Road will be opened to residents only.

All pre-evacuation notices were also lifted at 9 a.m. Friday.