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When did the 416 fire end?

By: Lukas OldenburgUpdated: March 31, 2021

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The 416 Fire was declared fully contained on July 31, 2018 after burning 52,778 acres (21,358 ha) acres over 61 days.

Consequently, what caused the 416 fire?

The 416 Fire started the morning of June 1, 2018, next to a railroad track operated by the D&SNG. Federal fire investigators determined the ignition started from particles released by a coal-fired steam engine. The 416 Fire burned approximately 54,000 acres and took two months to contain.

Furthermore, when was the Missionary Ridge fire?

June 9, 2002

Is there a wildfire in Colorado?

Fire Watch Update Colorado: Snowfall Slows a Wildfire
The state of Colorado is enjoying a rest from the wildfire season, with no active wildfires currently in progress.

When did the 416 fire start?

June 1, 2018

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Where was the 416 fire?

San Juan National Forest, Colorado, United States

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Why is it so smoky in Colorado?

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