Grass and brush fire close to homes on south side of Quincy Reservoir raises concerns

No injuries reported

AURORA, Colo. - A wall of flames and thick, black smoke could be seen before a grass and brush fire was brought under control near Quincy Reservoir on Saturday.

Aurora Fire tweeted the fire was wind driven and 7NEWS producer Anica Padilla said the wind was picking up, fanning the flames at about 1:30 p.m.

The fire was burning behind the 17000 block of E. Temple and was reported "under control" at 2:25 p.m. Firefighters were still putting out hot spots at 2:35 p.m.



That's near E. Plateau Drive, just south of the reservoir, which is surrounded by homes.

There were no evacuations, as a result of the fire.


The Aurora Fire Department said there have been no injuries as a result of the fire, as of 2 p.m.



Firefighters from Aurora, Cunningham and Sable fire departments were called to fight the fire.

Smoke from the fire could be seen as far away as Arapahoe Road and S. Peoria Street.

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