Crews Get Quick Handle On Brush Fire Near Sedalia

SEDALIA, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire broke out late Saturday afternoon south of Denver and crews quickly got it under control.

The fire was described as being 10 acres in size at 4 p.m. by firefighters, who had it contained in approximately an hour.

(credit: South Metro Fire)

(credit: South Metro Fire)

It was located near Highway 85 in the Sedalia area, west of Castle Pines and east of Roxborough Park in Douglas County.

At 4 p.m. a plume of smoke could be seen from approximately six miles away.

No one was hurt.

Investigators said a blown electrical transformer sparked the fire.

Wildfire Resources

– Visit CBSDenver.com’s Living With Wildfire section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.

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