JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Bald Mountain Fire is now 100% contained after burning 17 acres in Jefferson County. Firefighters are now patrolling the area north of Genessee Park for trees weakened by the fire, which are a threat to crews on the ground.

Bald Mountain Fire

Bald Mountain Fire (credit: Mountain FIDO)

The fire started on Friday north of Genesee Park. The cause remains under investigation.

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Crews transferring water to Type 6 trucks for the Bald Mountain Fire. (credit: CBS)

Daniel Hatlestad, Deputy Chief of the Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District, said about 20 agencies responded to the fire. No evacuations were ordered, but at one point more than 80 firefighters were on the ground.

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