Fire in Basalt contained |

Fire in Basalt contained

Aspen Times
Jim Paussa/Paussa.comHomes in the Basalt Ridge subdivision were briefly threatened Tuesday afternoon by a fast-moving brush fire that broke out above Sopris Drive. Firefighters from Basalt, Aspen and Carbondale were called to the blaze around 2:30 p.m. and authorities called for residents to evacuate much of the Hill District neighborhood, but the scare was short-lived. The fire was completely contained by 3:43 p.m.

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