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150-acre brush fire burning southwest of Castle Rock is 100% contained

Posted at 1:54 PM, Feb 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-23 22:56:17-05

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says it was assisting with the Castle Rock Fire and Larkspur Fire to contain a large brush fire burning in Douglas County Friday afternoon.

The fire is now 100% contained.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has issued a pre-evacuation notice for residents along Perry Park Road south of Tomah Road. That notice was canceled just after 3:00 p.m. Friday. It impacted nearly 850 homes, according to a spokesperson.

As of 1:30 p.m., the fire was 60 acres. By 3:30 p.m., it was 150 acres and was about 80% contained.

The fire is burning in an area southwest of Castle Rock and northeast of Larkspur.

At this time it is unclear what structures burned in the blaze. There are no injuries to report as a result of this fire.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.


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