CalWood fire near Boulder 100% contained after month-long burn
The CalWood fire was 100% contained Saturday after burning for more than a month and destroying at least 20 homes in the foothills north of Boulder and west of Longmont.
The blaze burned a total of 10,106 acres, or about 16 square miles, after it started Oct. 17. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The wildfire was considered contained Saturday after firefighters observed no signs of heat or smoke despite high winds in the area. Officials will continue to check the fire area daily, according to the Boulder Office of Emergency Management.