70-acre wildfire burns in Pueblo; no evacuations ordered

Fire burns in recreational area

PUEBLO, Colo. - A 70-acre wildfire burned within the Pueblo city limits Saturday afternoon , but there were  no evacuations.

The fire burned in a recreational area between Lake Minnequa and Pueblo Boulevard, according to Gary Micheli with the Pueblo Fire Department.

No structures were threatened and the fire was brought under control about two hours after it began.

The fire started about 2 p.m. and several other agencies were called in to help fight it.


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