THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters put out a hay fire burning in Thornton Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger
The fire began just after 4 p.m. in some hay bales. The barn and home on the property located on East 160th Avenue were not threatened.READ MORE: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened 'Short Time' After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says
About 350 bales of hay worth about $3,500 were lost in the fire.MORE NEWS: NOAA Outlook For Early December Keeps Colorado Warm And Dry
Fire investigators said the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette.