ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The wildfire burning north of Hayden on Saturday was started when a tree fell onto a bulldozer working in the area.

The so-called Mill Creek Fire was burning north of Hayden. Smoke could be seen from miles away.

west routt fire Tree Falls Onto Bulldozer, Starts Wildfire

The fire burning north of Hayden (credit: West Routt Fire)

It is unclear the size of the fire or whether any structures were threatened.

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