Jeffco Sheriff: Mount Falcon Park fire ‘saturated’ by water drops

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — UPDATE (7:00 p.m.): The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the fire in Mount Flacon Park has been saturated by water dumps.

UPDATE (5:35 p.m.): A Type 3 helicopter will dump water on the fire in Mount Falcon Park as vertical terrain has become a safety issue for fire personnel.

ORIGINAL: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has closed Mount Falcon Park as firefighters battle a small wildfire on Saturday afternoon.

Officials said lightning sparked the approximately half acre fire. Indian Hills Fire and Foothills Fire are working the blaze.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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