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Stateline Fire now burning more than 26,000 acres across Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma – The Denver Post

The Stateline Fire, a blaze spanning three states, is now up to 26,821 acres with 40 percent containment.

The fire started on private property in New Mexico on Thursday morning and crossed into Colorado Saturday morning, according to New Mexico State Forestry.

As of Sunday night, 10,960 acres were burning in Colorado’s Las Animas and Baca counties and 10 acres were burning in Oklahoma.

The area is fairly desolate and no structures are threatened, according to the forestry. About 140 personnel from multiple agencies, including those from Colorado, are working the fire.

The flames are being fueled by piñon, juniper, oak and grass, according to the forestry.

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