UPDATE: SATURDAY 03/25/2023 3:26 p.m.

(PUEBLO, Colo.) — The fire near Fountain Creek on the north side of Pueblo has been contained Saturday afternoon on March 25, according to the Pueblo Fire Department (PFD).

Approximately four acres were burned before the fire was contained as of 2 p.m., PFD reported.

Crews have moved to the west side of the river to work hot spots and monitor the area throughout the evening. Firefighters said they anticipate strong wind conditions.

UPDATE: SATURDAY 03/25/2023 2:05 p.m.

PFD is asking the public to avoid the area near Mohawk Road and the north end of Fountain Creek.

“Wind conditions remain dangerous and the fire is currently active,” said PFD.

UPDATE: SATURDAY 03/25/2023 12:24 p.m.

PFD continues to work a river bottom fire in the Fountain Creek area on the north side of town Saturday morning, March 25.

PFD says the fire jumped the creek and spawned a spot fire near a residential neighborhood east of the river. The spot fire was quickly extinguished.

A Red Flag warning will stay in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday evening due to high winds that are expected to create dangerous fire conditions for the rest of the day.

ORIGINAL STORY: Crews battling Pueblo wildland fire on 29th and Dillon

SATURDAY 03/25/2023 11:21 a.m.

The Pueblo Fire Department (PFD) is battling a wildland fire by Fountain Creek near 29th and Dillon Saturday morning, March 25.

PFD said the fire started at a homeless camp near Fountain Creek at approximately 9:30 a.m. Crews continue to battle the fire on 29th and Dillon.

Smoke in the area required a few people to be treated for breathing problems, said PFD.

No evacuations have been ordered for homes near Mohawk and Glenmore. The fire in that area was contained before it could cross the river trail, according to PFD.

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