A small wildland fire that broke out in Genesee Park on Thursday morning is now fully contained.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the 30 by 30 yard fire, dubbed the Moss Fire, was burning just north of Interstate 70 and the Chief Hosa exit.
Foothills, Evergreen, Genesee, Clear Creek, Indian Hills, Inter Canyon, Golden and Fairmont fire responded. Denver Mountain Parks, Jeffco Open Space and CSP also responded.
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Jeffco Open Space closed Beaver Brook Trail, Lookout Mountain Trail, Gudy Gaskill Trail, and the parking lot at Windy Saddle Park because of the blaze, but those have since reopened.
A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the foothills west of Denver into western Colorado until 8 p.m. Thursday.
Multiple fires are burning in the state and have been for the past few weeks. The 416 Fire in Durango has scorched 27,420 acres over two weeks, forcing hundreds from their homes near Highway 550.
Another fire in Silverthorne sparked on Tuesday and was burning within 250 feet of homes, also spurring evacuations.