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Fritch Range Fire

Fire crews are still putting out hot spots at the scene of a range fire near Fritch. The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. today about five miles south of Fritch on Highway 136.

The highway was closed for a short time while firefighters worked to contain the blaze. Potter County Fire-Rescue Chief Richard Lake says the fire is contained now. He says the fire may have been started by transmission lines in the area.

About 500 acres burned. No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

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