GILPIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews battled a small fire burning on private land in Gilpin County. The Smith Hill Fire was less than one acre as of 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office and 13 firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service responded to the fire on the southeast side of Golden Gate Canyon State Park.
A small helicopter was also called in to drop water on the fire.
At around 8:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office tweet the fire was 100% contained.
The wildfire at 1300 Hwy 119 is 100% contained. All the first responders did an amazing job. THANK YOU first responders – you're amazing!!
— Gilpin Sheriff (@GilpinSheriff) June 17, 2021