WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – Plumes of smoke coming from near Woodland Park caused many to worry in the Denver metro area.

The smoke is coming from the Trout Creek prescribed burn in the Pike National Forest.

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Smoke from prescribed burn near Woodland Park. (credit: CBS)

Officials say their operations are normal and nothing has grown out of control.

The smoke could be seen as far as Parker.

They say the “low intensity” fire is clearing out fuel for potential wildfires. In all, crews burned 200 acres on Wednesday.



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