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Fire burning near Erie is under control

The fire sparked Tuesday afternoon near 175th Avenue and County Road 7.

ERIE, Colo. — A fire that involved structures near 175th Avenue and County Road 7 in Weld County Tuesday is under control, according to Mountain View Fire Rescue.

Crews from multiple agencies responded to the fire Tuesday afternoon in unincorporated Weld County, east of Erie. Black smoke was visible rising from the area.

The fire appeared to be burning on a property with structures, vehicles and equipment.

People were asked to avoid the area for the safety of first responders.

Fire danger was relatively low Tuesday, with light winds and cool temperatures likely helping firefighters.

Credit: KUSA
A fire near Erie appeared to burn several cars on Tuesday afternoon.

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