Brush fire burns at Cherry Creek State Park

Posted at 5:05 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 09:09:41-05

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. -- A brush fire burned eight to ten acres at Cherry Creek State Park Wednesday morning.

The fire was first spotted near the east entrance, off Parker Road, at about 3 a.m.

Gusty winds quickly spread the fire, and firefighters had to truck in water, because there are no fire hydrants in the area, officials said.

Twenty units from Cunningham and South Metro Fire fought the fire.

It was under control by 4:10 a.m., officials said.

No one was injured.

Investigators are trying to determine how the fire started. It's believed the fire started near the boat ramp.

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