CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Fire crews hope to have a small wildfire burning along Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County fully contained by Friday evening. The Red Elephant Fire has burned about 10 acres since it started on Thursday.
The wildfire is burning between Idaho Springs and the Empire exits on private land.
Investigators say the fire was accidentally started by a person.
Salvation Army volunteers delivered dinner to the firefighters who have been battling that blaze. The organization fed more than 80 first responders.
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