14.10.2019

Eagle Rock Fire Breaks Out Near Conifer, Evacuations Lifted

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Evacuations of homes near Conifer were lifted Friday night after firefighters responded to a small wildfire.

In the late afternoon people living in 20 homes along Wamblee Trail were told to go to Conifer High School for shelter. The evacuation order was lifted at 7 p.m.

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The Eagle Rock Fire was described as being 2.5 acres.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s office said the firefighting crews have the fire contained.

“Residents may still see smoke/flames but no cause for concern while crews work,” they tweeted.

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