Fire burned grass near Roxborough State Park

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - A small fire burned near Roxborough State Park Friday afternoon.

Initial reports said the fire was at 7000 Roxborough Park Road. That's near the water treatment plant and Rampart Range Road.

A photo from @RoxboroughPark on Twitter showed smoke rising more than 50 feet in the air.

7NEWS meteorologist Cory Reppenhagen reported frequent lightning in the area at the time the fire started.

There were also reports of other small fires in the nearby area, but authorities did not immediately confirm that information.

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