By Ben Warwick

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – West Metro Fire Rescue was able to contain a large brush fire near C-470 and Kipling. The new fire started on a day with high fire danger across the front range.

(credit: West Metro Fire)

The fire broke out near an apartment complex on the south side of C-470, west of the Kipling exit.

The call came in around 6:20 a.m. Monday. Crews were “mopping up” by 8 a.m.

Ben Warwick