Evacuations ordered for 200 acre wildfire in Pueblo County

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Evacuations were ordered Monday for two schools and a neighborhood due to a wildfire in Pueblo County that was estimated to ...

November 29, 2022
12:06 AM

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Evacuations were ordered Monday for two schools and a neighborhood due to a wildfire in Pueblo County that was estimated to be about 200 acres. Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said about 1:15 p.m. that the fire burning on Old San Isabel Road near Rye, which is south of Pueblo, was a bit over 200 acres and that eight fire agencies were on scene. At 12:37 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said evacuations were ordered for residents in the Mount Baldy subdivision in Rye. The Red Cross had set up an evacuation center at the Colorado City Rec Center, located at 5000 Cuerno Verde Blvd.

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