EVERGREEN, Colo. — Fire crews near Evergreen quickly responded to a wildland fire in the Summit Ranch neighborhood, and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said they had to evacuate a few homes in the area.
Foothills Fire Protection District said just after 5 p.m. that the fire was fully contained. Homes ordered to evacuate are now under a pre-evacuation only.
The fire was burning north of El Rancho on Rainbow Hill.
The Sheriff's Office said crews began to evacuate a limited number of homes located on Summit Ridge Drive.
Winds were gusting 20-30 mph in the foothills near Evergreen.
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