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Colorado: 8-acre Eby Creek Fire 50 percent contained

Multiple wildfires are burning across Colorado. Click to visit the Colorado Emergency Information website for information links to all the fires.

Water drops supporting ground crews

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — An immediate attack Thursday evening against the Eby Creek Fire, near Eagle, Colorado, yielded results, as fire crews have been able to limit the fire to eight acres.

Eagle County officials reported that the fire was 50 percent contained as of Friday morning, with a few small spot fires burning outside the immediate fire perimeter. Continue reading

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Colorado: Wildfire reported near Eagle

Smoke visible in Summit County

Smoke from a wildfire near Eagle is visible in this picture, taken about 6:30 p.m. June 28 from Vail by Twitter user @VailGeek.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Vail-area firefighters are responding to a wildfire north of Eagle, on Castle Peak. As of 8:30 p.m. the fire was reported at about four acres.  Updates will be posted at the Eagle County website. The county is also sending Twitter updates via @EagleCounty.

More tweets from various sources are streaming at the #ebycreekfire hashtag.

Eagle County emergency officials have sent pre-evacuation notices to 75 homes in the vicinity of the fire.

A wildfire burns June 28 on Castle Peak near Eagle, Colorado. Photo courtesy Twitter user @VailGeek.

Smoke from a wildfire near Vail tints the evening sky in Frisco, Colorado.

This story will be updated.

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