LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters rushed to a new brush fire near Loveland on Monday afternoon. Loveland fire officials say it’s burning in a residential area near Spring Glade Road, but no homes are involved.

However, some homes are threatened. The area appears to be mostly rural, to the west of Taft Hill Road.

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Brush fire near Loveland (credit: CBS)

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The fire is roughly 10 acres, but firefighters don’t expect it to grow significantly. It is not contained.

The Coyote Ridge Natural Area was briefly closed, but reopened.

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About two dozen people are helping fight the fire.