Wildfire southwest of Conifer contained

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A wildfire in Jefferson County was contained Saturday night.

The fir burned southwest of Conifer near South Wamblee Valley Road.

Elk Creek Fire issued a pre-evacuation notice for residents in a one-mile radius around 13600 South Wamblee Valley Road, south of Highway 285. Officials wanted residents to be ready to go in case it  became necessary.

Officials estimated the size of the fire at about two acres, and said it burned grass, brush and timber.

Firefighters from a number of agencies responded and worked to protect homes in the area.

Officials said the fire was contained by 6:45 p.m.

Google Map for coordinates 39.467540 by -105.330514.

Wildfire near South Wamblee Valley Road southwest of Conifer, Colorado

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