LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. – The Lewstone Fire, which started Saturday afternoon west of Bellvue in Larimer County, was 100% contained after burning around 165 acres, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday afternoon.
All evacuations have been lifted on the fire, which started Saturday around 3:30 p.m. near Rist Canyon Road and Pine Acres. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office will take command of the fire at midnight.
The fire was 65% contained earlier in the day Tuesday.
The sheriff’s office said that 45 firefighters would be on the scene Wednesday for mop-up operations but that no crews would be on the fire overnight.