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The Bear Dance Fire near Ignacio is out. Its cause remains under investigation

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Firefighting crews at work on the Bear Dance Fire.

Updated Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 9:35 A.M.

The Bear Dance Fire, which burned 89 acres of brush along the Pine River just east of Ignacio, is completely out, according to a briefing released Tuesday morning.

The details and some photos of the fire are below.

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Firefighting crews work on the Bear Dance Fire near Ignacio, Colorado on June 3, 2022.
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Flames are visible at the Bear Dance Fire, which broke out just east of Ignacio, Colorado on June 3, 2022.
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Crews work on the Bear Dance Fire on June 3, 2022.
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Flames from the Bear Dance Fire in a photo taken June 3, 2022.
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The Bear Dance Fire is burning on Southern Ute tribal lands just outside of Ignacio, Colorado. The fire started on June 3, 2022.
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A helicopter drops water on the Bear Dance Fire near Ignacio, Colorado on June 3, 2022.
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A helicopter flies above the Bear Dance Fire on June 3, 2022.

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