DENVER (CBS4)– Firefighters battled a grass fire north of the Denver metro area on Friday afternoon.

Fire crews rushed to the industrial area at 52nd and Emerson about 4:40 p.m. Friday.

52nd emerson Crews Battle Grass Fire In North Metro Area

(credit: CBS)

Copter4 flew over the fire that was putting out a lot of smoke.

The fire was fueled by dry weeds and trash in the area.

What sparked the fire is being investigated.

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