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150-acre brush fire burning southwest of Castle Rock is 100% contained

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-23 19:13:42-05

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A large brush fire that was burning near Perry Park southwest of Castle Rock is now 100% contained.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said it is working alongside Castle Rock Fire and Rescue and Larkspur Fire Protection District at the scene. As of 1:30 p.m., the fire was 60 acres. By 3:30 p.m., it was 150 acres.

A pre-evacuation notice for Perry Park Road south of Tomah Road was canceled around 3:10 p.m. It impacted nearly 850 homes, according to a spokesperson.

Sixty-acre brush fire burning southwest of Castle Rock; pre-evacuation order issued

The fire is burning near 5500 S. Perry Park Road, the sheriff's office said. This is west of Interstate 25, about mid-way between Castle Rock and Larkspur.

Fire investigators are working to determine how it started.

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Nobody was injured in the fire, the spokesperson said.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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