Hwy. 285 reopens after grass fire

Posted at 3:13 PM, Apr 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 22:41:46-04

Highway 285 has reopened.

The highway was closed east of Fairplay because of grass fire at 3 p.m. Monday. It reopened just before 5 p.m.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said a prescribed burn in the area got out of control.

AIRTRACKER7 video from the scene showed the fire burned close to a home, but did not burn the home.

Fairplay is about 85 miles from Denver.


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