BENNETT, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters from multiple agencies including South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a wildland fire on Maplewood Drive south of Bennett on Sunday afternoon.
Officials say 75-100 acres were scorched. Firefighters were able to get control of it in about 45 minutes.
Crews were seen spraying water on a blackened earth.
No one was reportedly hurt, and no buildings were threatened.
Crews will stay on scene until hotspots are put out completely. They say that should be by 7 p.m.
The cause of that fire is under investigation.
Further south, Elizabeth Fire responded to a small brush fire on Sunday as well.
They say a van hit and knocked over a power pole which caused a small brush fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire.
IREA responded, but electricity may be out for several hours.