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Grass fire burns house outside Lyons

The fire was burning off of Quartz Way near the Picture Rock Trailhead at Heil Valley Ranch.
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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Fire crews have been able to contain a grass fire that burned one house Thursday afternoon outside of Lyons. 

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that the blaze was burning off of Quartz Way near the Picture Rock Trailhead at Heil Valley Ranch, a popular open space.

No one was inside the house that was in the fire, according to the sheriff’s office. 

A total of about one-half acre of the surrounding land was also burned.

Deputies did not say how the fire was caused but were able to say that they don't believe it was suspicious.

The fire was burning south of where US 36 and Highway 7 converge.

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