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Vegetation fire burns near Arvada homes

The fire was located in an open space between two canals south of Standley Lake.

ARVADA, Colo. — Crews responded to a vegetation fire in a residential area south of Standley Lake Friday.

Arvada Fire tweeted at 5:17 p.m. that the blaze was located at the 7600 block of Simms Street, which is just south of West 76th Drive.

The fire was contained a short time later, according to Arvada Fire. It was located in an open space between two canals and did not threaten any homes.

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Arvada Fire said Friday evening the cause was determined to be an illegal burn.

Credit: Sky9

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