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November 27, 2021

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Wildland Fire near the 8400 block of Arapahoe Road

Boulder County, Colo. - On November 27, 2021, at approximately 2:27 p.m., the Boulder County Communication Center received a call of a small grass fire in the 8400 block of Arapahoe Rd., in unincorporated Boulder County. The reporting party stated that the fire started while he was cutting old wooden logs.

The fire traveled west into City of Boulder Open Space property and was approximately 200 yards by 100 yards in size before it was extinguished by firefighters from Mountain View Fire Rescue and Lafayette Fire Departments. Rangers from the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks as well as deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene to assist with traffic control.

No injuries were reported and no structures damaged due to this incident. The Boulder County Sheriff's Office case report number for this incident is 21-5708.


/s/ Sergeant Andy Smith