UPDATE: THURSDAY 4/13/2023 6:23 p.m.

(PARK COUNTY, Colo.) — The 403 Fire burning in Park and Teller Counties is 100% contained, according to a Facebook post for tracking the fire from fire crews.

The fire was held at 1,559 acres. Crews said smoke may still be visible as fuels continue to burn inside the fire lines.

403 Fire 92% contained, wind doesn’t affect containment

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 4/12/2023 6:03 p.m.

The 403 fire is now 92% contained and remains at 1,518 acres.

According to a Facebook post by crews fighting the fire, Wednesday’s wind conditions did not affect the fire perimeter, and enabled the increased containment. The number of hot spots also decreased “significantly” over the last four days of firefighting, down to 31 hot spots from 103 on Saturday, April 8.

Smoke will remain visible over the next few days, but crews said the smoke is originating well within the containment lines.

ORIGINAL STORY: 403 Fire 88% contained, pre-evacuation orders lifted

MONDAY 4/10/2023 11:50 a.m.

Officials have provided an update on the containment and progress of the 403 Fire.

According to the official page for the 403 Fire, the fire is at 1,518 acres and is at 88% containment. Officials said 38 resources continue to suppress hot spots in the area.

On Sunday, April 9 a flight was conducted which allowed crews to target individual hot spots, helping to increase containment over the weekend.

Pre-evacuation orders were lifted for Wilson Lakes, Forest Glenn, Valley Hi, Florissant Heights, Las Brisas, La Montana Mesa, and Sanborn Ranch areas, according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.