HASWELL, Colo. (CBS4)– A grass fire burned in rural Kiowa County on Wednesday morning and charred a train trestle.
The fire burned about three miles west of Haswell which is northeast of La Junta in southeast Colorado. That’s about 166 miles southeast of Denver.READ MORE: Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This Winter
The main road in that area is Highway 96 and it remains closed at mile marker 145 due to heavy smoke.
The fire also burned a train trestle.READ MORE: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
What started the fire remains under investigation. The fire was extinguished about 11 a.m.
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