THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire burned in Thornton on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was putting out a lot of smoke north of the Denver metro area.
The fire was burning in a residential area near 95th Avenue and Pecos Street about 3:40 p.m.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts At Westminster Apartment Building; Federal Blvd. Partially Closed
Copter4 flew over the fire which was putting out a lot of smoke. Flames could be seen from Copter4 which was miles away.
Shortly after 4 p.m. the fire seemed under control. The fire was burning in a ravine near homes.
What caused the fire remains under investigation.READ MORE: Grammy Award Winning Pianist Peter Kater
The size of the fire was unknown.
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