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Crews make progress fighting Rucker Fire near Douglas

Posted at 12:08 PM, Jun 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-13 15:08:03-04

Containment of the Rucker Fire reached 75 percent Tuesday.

The blaze is burning near the Douglas Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest, Northeast of Silver Creek Church.

The fire started after a lightning strike on June 7 and has burned 1,130 acres. 

Aerial resources and firefighters are working in concert to suppress the fire.

Temporary closures include all trails south of Southfork, trails out of West Turkey Creek, trails South of Rustler Park, and road 74E.