Boulder County grass fire now contained

Posted at 11:59 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 21:33:30-05

Firefighters say a grass fire that burned Friday afternoon in Boulder County in contained.

The fire burned about 27 acres near the intersection of Highway 128 and Ridge Parkway. That's between Highway 93 and the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.

The fire started in Broomfield and moved into Superior. Video from the area showed the fire burned close to a nearby neighborhood.

Highway 128 was closed between Indiana & Ridge Parkway.


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Some 60 firefighters from eight fire departments fought the fire.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.


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