Smoke visible from contained Boulder County grass fire

The fire is completely contained, the sheriff's office says. Thanks, firefighters!

Smoke and flames are visible from a grass fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon in Boulder County.

That fire is now contained and not threatening any structures.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says the fire is in the area of North 115th Street and Vermillion Road – northeast of US 287 and CO 66.

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People are told to avoid the area to allow first responders to work.

There’s no word yet on what caused the fire.