Colorado Springs
65° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy

Crews working to contain Jefferson County wildfire

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:38:24 AM CST
Updated On: Aug 20 2013 11:35:01 AM CDT

GOLDEN, Colo. -

Firefighters are working to contain a small wildfire burning in the foothills of Jefferson County.

The Glencoe Valley Fire was 6 acres and 50 percent contained Tuesday morning. Firefighters hope to have if fully contained by the end of the day.
Evacuation orders went out Monday evening for residents in a subdivision northwest of Ralston Reservoir but were lifted at 8 p.m.
A helicopter helped attack the fire and it didn't grow overnight.