Fire burning near Lake George in Park County was human caused

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PARK COUNTY, Colo. — A fire broke out six miles west of Lake George on Sunday, the U.S. Forest Service said.

Officials received a report of the fire at about 4:45 p.m. and said it had grown to nearly 30 acres by the evening.

There was 0 percent containment and broken terrain posed a hazard to firefighters. While no buildings have been damaged, there are structures within a quarter-mile of the fire.

Multiple crews from various agencies responded to the fire and a helicopter conducted water drops.

Officials said the fire was set by a person or persons but did not elaborate.

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