12:33pm

Fri March 15, 2013
Wildfires

Storify: Friday's Updates From The Galena Fire

Friday brought the first major wildfire of the 2013 season in Colorado. The Galena Fire was reported at 11:46 a.m. and by the evening burned over 700 acres near Fort Collins.

This post collects our updates of Friday's events. As of the Friday evening press briefing no injuries or structure damaged had been reported. No official cause of the fire has been determined.

A type 3 management team will be assuming control of the fire on Saturday. You can read more on the start and growth of the Galena Fire in this post:

Fort Collins Enters Wildfire Season Early As Galena Fire Burns 700 Acres

Our original Storify following developments Friday:

[View the story "Wildfire reported near Lory State Park, Fort Collins" on Storify]