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Fire ignites in the Sierra Madres, one injured


The Holroyd fire is burning approximately two miles north of the Wyoming-Colorado state line and 15 miles southwest of Encampment.

As of Tuesday morning, Aaron Voos, the public affairs officer with Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, said the fire is less than one acre in size. As the result of overnight efforts on Monday, the blaze is fully contained. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

One firefighter from the Parks Ranger District was injured during the initial attack, when a fire-weakened tree fell on him.

He was airlifted to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and later relea...

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