PARK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) –The Platte Canyon Fire Protection District responded to a wildfire in the Lost Creek Wilderness, south of Bailey. Firefighters say no structures are threatened at this time.

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Copter4 flew toward the fire and saw a large plume of smoke. Officials with the USFS Pike & San Isabel National Forests say the fire is about 37 acres.

The fire is burning in a remote area of the forest. Multiple crews from the Forest Service and Platte Canyon Fire Department are responding including two Type 3 helicopters and one hotshot crew.

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The Lost Creek Wilderness encompasses nearly 120,000 acres in the Pike National Forest. The United States Forest Service is taking lead on the fire fight.

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