Brush fire con­tained near High­lands Ranch.

The Denver Post - - ROUNDUP -

DOU­GLAS COUNTY» Fire­fight­ers and law en­force­ment of­fi­cers have con­tained the 46-acre brush fire near High­lands Ranch on Satur­day, turn­ing their ef­forts to mop-up and mon­i­tor­ing through­out the night.

Roughly 220 people kept the Range 5 Fire at bay overnight. It’s still un­known what caused the fire and no in­juries have been re­ported, ac­cord­ing to the Dou­glas County Sher­iff’s Of­fice.

The fire was near the High­lands Ranch Law En­force­ment Train­ing Fa­cil­ity at 6001 Ron King Trail, ac­cord­ing to the South Metro Fire Res­cue Au­thor­ity. The area in­cludes a fir­ing range and is about 1.5 miles south of a res­i­den­tial area.

The steep ter­rain, lim­ited wa­ter and chang­ing weather prompted a pre-evac­u­a­tion notice for more than 3,000 homes that was later can­celed, ac­cord­ing to South Metro.

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