Three fires in Jefferson County Colorado cause evacuations

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At least 50 acres burned

Jefferson County Fire Colorado
Three fires occurred March 17 along SW Platte River Road near Foxton in Jefferson County, Colorado. Jefferson County Sheriff photo.

Three fires that started Tuesday afternoon caused evacuations on SW Platte River Road near Foxton in Jefferson County, Colorado about 20 miles southwest of Denver.

At least 50 acres burned, but evacuations were lifted by 7:13 p.m. MDT except for River Road and Resort Creek Road.

The cause of the fires is under investigation.

Jefferson County Fire Colorado
Three fires occurred March 17 along SW Platte River Road near Foxton in Jefferson County, Colorado. Screenshot from CBS4 video in Denver.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

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