DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A large barn fire in Douglas County will keep firefighters busy for several hours.
Franktown Fire first noted the blaze – and its highly visible smoke plume – in a Twitter message shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Meow Wolf Denver Wants Us To Remember Aug. 3 As Weird Billboards Pop Up
A half hour later, crews were resigned to the barn’s complete loss and committed themselves to protecting surrounding properties and vegetation.READ MORE: 'My Car Went Black': Woman Caught In Mudslide On I-70 Describes Moment Debris Buried Her Car
Due to the barn’s stores of hay, fire personnel expected to stay on the smoldering remains of the fire for several hours.
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