Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out Near Green Mountain

LAKEWOOD (CBS4) – Fire crews rushed to a grass fire burning in Lakewood on Wednesday afternoon.

green mtn fire west metro Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out Near Green Mountain

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The fire burned near Cedar Drive and Zinnia Way, close to Red Rocks Community College.

img 2588 Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out Near Green Mountain

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Crews from West Metro Fire Rescue estimated the fire at a little more than 2 1/2 acres.

Windy conditions helped fuel the fire. It’s unclear what started the fire but investigators believe it was human-caused and is considered suspicious.

Many suspicious fires have been reported in the Green Mountain area recently.

img 2589 Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out Near Green Mountain

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img 2587 Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out Near Green Mountain

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