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A blaze lights up the night in this photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management. The Ladore Fire, two miles northwest of the Gates of Ladore in the BLM Diamond Breaks Wilderness Study area, reached 1,072 acres Tuesday.

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The Ladore Fire, two miles northwest of the Gates of Ladore in the Bureau of Land Management Diamond Breaks Wilderness Study area, reached 1,072 acres as of Tuesday, the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit reported in a news release. The fire is being allowed to burn to naturally clear away dead vegetation. The blaze was ignited by lightning at about 5:15 p.m. Friday. The fire “has remained fairly inactive and (has shown) no additional growth,” according to the release.

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