Fire scorches grass along E-470 in Aurora

The northbound ramp from E-470 to Jewel was closed as crews work to contain the fire.

Firefighters worked to put out a 30-acre brush fire that broke out in Aurora Monday morning.

Aurora Fire Rescue says the fire started burning north of Jewell Avenue, and between E-470 and Gun Club Road.

Units with South Metro Fire Rescue and Sable Altura Fire Rescue Fire District were also called in to assist.

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The northbound ramp from E-470 to Jewel was closed as crews worked to contain the fire. By 11:30 a.m., the fire was under control, Aurora Fire Rescue said.

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for much of eastern Colorado through Monday afternoon.

E470/Jewell Brush Fire update fire under control @SouthMetroPIO and Sable Altura Fire District assist. pic.twitter.com/HnLgmqj3e4

— Aurora Fire Rescue (@AuroraFireDpt) March 5, 2018