Fire on Colorado reservation 75 percent contained

A fire on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in Colorado was 75 percent as of Wednesday night, The Denver Post reports.

The 300-acre Dwelling Fire is burning within the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park, home to important cultural sites. It was started over the weekend by lightning.

After doing a fly-over, tribal officials said the sites appear to be safe. A ground survey will be conducted to determine any damages.

Get the Story:
Ute trove appears OK as blazes rip S.W. Colo. (The Denver Post 7/21)
Elbert County blaze quenched as flames loom over Ute trove (The Denver Post 7/21)
Fire threatening Ute archeological sites 40 percent containe (The Grand Junction Sentinel 7/21)

Relevant Links:
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe - http://www.utemountainute.com

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