Wildfire burns 40 acres, 2 outbuildings near Byers

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BYERS, Colo. — Firefighters battled a 40-acre wildfire in the Byers area Saturday afternoon, South Metro Fire Rescue said.

South Metro Fire Rescue assisted the Byers Fire District with the incident on County Road 173 near Highway 36. At least two outbuildings were destroyed.

Winds were gusty in some places along the Front Range on Saturday, but temperatures were not nearly as warm as they were Friday when Denver shattered the warmest temperature for a February day.