By Audra Streetman

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.

Smith Hill Fire (credit: Gilpin Sheriff)

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.

Smith Hill Fire (credit: USFS)

A small helicopter was also called in to drop water on the fire.

(credit: CBS)

At around 8:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office tweet the fire was 100% contained.


Audra Streetman