LARIMER COUNTY - Firefighters on Wednesday morning are responding to a wildfire west of Fort Collins in the High Park Fire burn area near Crystal Mountain.
The fire is estimated at about 1/4 of an acre, and is an area inaccessible to trucks, the Larimer Sheriff's Office said. A U.S. Forest Service firefighting helicopter is already over the area, preparing to drop water on what's being called the Moody Hill Fire.
Firefighters told dispatchers the fire is sending up light smoke and doesn't appear to be moving rapidly. The fire is off Stove Prairie Road in the Paradise Park area.
Initial reports were that the fire was not immediately threatening any homes. Firefighters at 8 a.m. were preparing to hike a short distance to the fore's base.
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