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8:37 p.m: The Double Fork Fire is now 75 percent contained, per Pueblo County Sheriff's Office deputies. The fire has grown to 500 acres in size.
8:04 p.m.: Highway 96 is now back open through eastern Pueblo County, sheriff's officials say. Highway 209 will remain closed throughout the night due to the Double Fork Fire.
UPDATE: The reception center at Pueblo County High School, large animal shelter at Colorado State Fairgrounds and small animal shelter at Pueblo Animal Services are closed. Emergency animal hotline available throughout the night at (719) 544-3005. #DoubleForkFire
7:59 p.m.: Evacuations lifted for the Town of Boone as Double Fork Fire continues to burn. Residents encouraged to use Highway 96 to return to their homes.
UPDATE: 7:59 p.m. The evacuation of Boone has been lifted. Residents can begin returning home. All residents should use Highway 96 to return to their homes. Fire is 60 percent contained. Crews will continue working through the night on the #DoubleForkFire
6:03 p.m.: A large animal shelter is open at the Colorado State Fairgrounds' large animal pavilion in response to the Double Fork Fire, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says. Call (719) 544-3005.
5:35 p.m.: At least one injury has been reported from the Double Fork Fire in the Town of Boone, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says. The extent of that person's injuries are not known at this time.
5:22 p.m.: The Double Fork Fire is now estimated to be 450 acres in size, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. About 229 homes in the Town of Boone are being evacuated.
#DoubleForkFire now estimated at 450 acres. Wind gusts from 45 to 60 mph in the area. Fire is approximately 1 mile wide. 229 homes in town of Boone being evacuated. Reception center now open at Pueblo County High School, 1050 35th Lane
4:18 p.m.: The Pueblo County Emergency Operations center has been activated at a staff level in response to fire in eastern Pueblo County. For more information, you are asked to go to puebloemergency.info.
4:17 p.m.: Evacuations have been ordered for residents in the Town of Boone. Residents are asked to go to Pueblo County High School, the sheriff's office says.
Boone residents being evacuated due to fire in Eastern Pueblo County. Reception center at Pueblo County High School, 1050 35th Lane. Keep following us for updated, verified information
4:16 p.m.: Multiple agencies are working a fire in Eastern Pueblo County. The fire is burning along the Arkansas River bottom. Officials say there is heavy smoke and they ask residents to avoid the area.