Conditions for fighting the fire, near Pagosa Springs, Colo., southwest of Denver, improved Tuesday with winds up to 20 mph through most of the fire zones, the National Weather Service reported.
The fire is a combination of three wildfires -- West Fork, Windy Pass and Papoose – in the area, The Denver Post said.
It is regarded as "very active" and "extreme fire behavior," Inciweb, the U.S. Forest Service information management system, said.
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