Fast-moving grass fire in Parker quickly contained

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PARKER, Colo. — South Metro Fire Rescue got a wildfire in Parker that was possibly caused by target shooters under control on Saturday night.

The fire started about 6 p.m., but it was contained by 7 p.m.

The fire burned though tall grass, with flames reaching a height of about 5 feet.

South Metro Fire said smoke was visible, and characterized the fire as large and fast-moving.

One shed was damaged by the fire, but no homes burned and there were no injuries.

Officials say the fire burned just more than three acres.

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