LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)– A wildfire in Longmont is 90 percent contained on Monday morning after it started on Sunday night.

The fire started about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the Sandstone Ranch Park near Ken Pratt and County Line Road.

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Strong winds help fuel the flames.

Firefighters say their crews teamed up with Mountain View Fire to get the fire under control.

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Investigators are working to determined what sparked the fire.

The public is urged to stay away from the park during the investigation and while crews monitor hot spots.

Wildfire Resources

– Visit CBSDenver.com’s Living With Wildfire section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile), the deadliest (Storm King) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.


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