Firefighters contain, mop up wildfire near Evergreen Parkway, US 40

Evergreen fire May 11 2022
evergreen fire may 11 2022
Posted at 2:51 PM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-12 11:21:57-04

EVERGREEN, Colo. — Firefighters are mopping up a wildfire in the area of Evergreen Parkway and US Highway 40.

The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Within 30 minutes, Evergreen Fire/Rescue said the fire had been contained. It was deemed out by 3:30 p.m.

The fire was kept to less than 1/4 acre.

Evergreen Fire/Rescue initially said there were "limited evacuations" in place for people around Nob Hill Road and Industrial Way north of Evergreen.

A red flag warning is in effect for the area until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Another warning goes into effect Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

No other details were immediately available.

This is a developing story and will be updated.