Crews Quickly Contain Grass Fires Along U.S. 285 In Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters battled and quickly contained two grass fires that broke out along Highway 285 in Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, southbound Highway 285 had to be closed at Kipling Street as crews battled the fires.

No structures were threatened.

One of the fires was estimated at 2 acres. It’s not clear how large the other fire was.

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