BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters have a brush fire in Brighton under control.

The fire department’s information officer, Natalie Ridderbos, said that the blaze occurred in 29700 block of East 163rd Place.

Firefighters had to up structure protection in the Hayesmount subdivision as flames put out heavy smoke across a field. They are now working on putting out several hot spots.

brighton fire from their fd pio Structure Protection Set Up For Grass Fire

(credit: Brighton FD)

Smoke from the fire could apparently be seen northeast of Denver International Airport, but a tweet from them said it was not impacting flights.

The size and cause of the fire is unknown.


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