STRASBURG, Colo. (CBS4) – A brush fire broke out on Colorado’s Eastern Plains early Friday afternoon in hot and windy conditions.

The fire is located north of Strasburg, and at 2:30 p.m. it was described as being about 4 to 5 acres in size.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

It doesn’t appear any structures are threatened by the fire.

The temperatures in the area were registering in the mid to upper 80s and wind gusts were erratic due to a storm on the Front Range to the west.

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