Crooked Creek Fire 100% Contained

The Crooked Creek Fire burning in the Lincoln National Forest is finally 100 percent contained. Fire Service personnell said the rugged terrain and high winds kept crews from being able to quickly battle the blaze. The fire was brought completely under control on Saturday. The fire reportedly scorched a total of just over 7-thousand acres. No injuries were reported, according to the US Forest Service. The fire was first reported on June 15th and quickly grew to 230 acres on the first day. It’s believed to have been started by lightning and was fueld by dry grass, pinon and juniper trees.