Brush fire near Arvada open space under control

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ARVADA, Colo. -- A 29-acre brush fire burned along West 82nd Avenue in Arvada on Christmas Day.

Strong winds in the area complicated things for the multiple crews who were on scene battling the fire near Pattridge Open Space.

West 82nd Avenue was closed between Highway 93 and Culebra Street while crews battled the fire, Arvada fire said.

The fire started around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday and firefighters gained full control around 5:05 p.m., the Arvada Fire District said.

Officials have not said how the fire started.