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Summit in 60: Rains helped contain Tollgate Fire (video)

Summit in 60 is brought to you each week by County Reporter Angelique McNaughton and James Hoyt.

Summit County’s close call with the Tollgate Fire

  • All firefighting crews have been released from the East Side fire, which started on Monday.
  • Fortuitous rain showers throughout the week helped prevent the blaze from reaching Interstate 80.
  • The damage was reported to have been contained to about 287 acres. About 400 homes stand in the area, though only a shed suffered heat damage from the fire.
  • Officials are keeping vigilant for future blazes.

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