Evacuation orders lifted after new fire in Red Feather Lakes area in Larimer County

367 residents ordered to evacuate may return home

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. - Two cabins have burned in the fire near Red Feathers Lake Monday, according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. 

Investigators now say the fire was not sparked by a propane tank which exploded outside the Red Feathers Property Owner's Association building. The tank went through the side of the building, through three rooms and blew out the windows.

The fire was reported at 1:05 a.m. according to Larimer County Sheriff's spokesperson John Schulz, and it now mostly contained.

Hundred of residents are allowed to return home, after being evacuated early Monday morning.

367 emergency notifications were sent to homes in the Fox Acres neighborhood as well as on County Road 67J south of the firehouse to County Road 74E.

Some power lines are down due to Red Feather Fire, according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Power is on in Fox Acres.

Larimer County Emergency Services, Red Feather Fire, Crystal Lake Fire, and Glacier View Fire are responding.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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