The Beulah Hill wildfire is forcing evacuations in Pueblo County

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A wildfire has grown to 3,000 acres near the community of Beulah, about 30 miles southwest of Pueblo, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office.

About 1,250 people in Beulah Valley are under evacuation orders, The Gazette reported. No containment of the fire was reported as of last night.

Much of the area has lost power, according to the sheriff’s office.