June 16, 2021

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Evacuations Ordered For 31 Acre Platte River Fire In Jefferson County – CBS Denver

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JEFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A wildfire on Thursday in Jefferson County prompted evacuation orders for more than two dozen homes in the Ramona Gulch area. The fire has burned at least 31 acres on the south side of Platte River Road, about three miles east of Foxton Road.

Platte River Fire (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

Crews said spot fires on the north side of the road were contained by 9 p.m. Thursday. Two engines will continue to battle the fire overnight.

Investigators say no structures were lost or threatened. An evacuation center will reman open overnight at Conifer High school. Officials encourage evacuated residents to check in but they do not need to stay at the site.

The Platte River Fire was first reported around 2:30 p.m. in the 17000 block of West…

CBS Denver

2021-06-10 21:55:27

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