ERIE, Colo. (CBS4) – Several controlled burns took place on Colorado’s Front Range on Monday, including one in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and in Weld County just north of Erie.
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Hot temperatures and high winds are the perfect ingredients for a wildfire. Crews are trying to get rid of dry fuels before the weather really heats up.
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