TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Evacuations have been lifted in Teller County west of Colorado Springs after of a fast moving grass fire threatened some homes.

Residents in the Highland Meadows subdivision near the town of Florissant were told to evacuate just after 4:15 p.m. The subdivision of Western Hills was under a pre-evacuation status.

All pre-evacuation and evacuation notices were lifted and all roads reopened at 7:30 p.m.

Approximately 100 acres burned.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

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