FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Fire crews are battling a wildfire burning in Fremont County.

The North Millsap Fire grew to 22 acres overnight Friday into Saturday. Lightning caused the fire about five miles north of Canon City.

The North Milsap Fire burning in Fremont County (credit: CBS)

Fire officials reported the fire was 20% contained as of Saturday night.

BLM Colorado Fire has multiple crews attacking the fire which is burning in rugged terrain in Ponderosa Pine and Gamble Oak.

A helicopter is making water drops on the fire.

The North Milsap Fire burning in Fremont County (credit: CBS)

Smoke may be visible throughout the day in Fremont and Teller County due to hot, dry and windy conditions.

The fire is not threatening structures.

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