Helicopters used to battle wildfire west of Craig

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Blaze burns estimated 2,000 acres

A fire first reported as 2 acres Tuesday about 10 miles west of Craig is believed to have burned roughly 2,000 acres and prompted evacuations in the Westview Subdivision. No injuries or fatalities were reported in the blaze and no structures were burned. One home was threatened by the fire but was saved, Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz said. He stressed that figures on the blaze’s acreage are still rough estimates.

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