Seeing smoke? Two small fires reported in Buffalo Creek area of Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - Smoke sightings near Pine in Jefferson County on Tuesday morning came from two very small fires.

The North Fork Volunteer Fire Department in Buffalo Creek said the Buffalo Creek Fire was putting up smoke around 9:20 a.m. near a ridge top by a large rock out-cropping.

A second fire, the Pine Fire, near Pine, was reported around 7:45 a.m. Crews reached the fire and had it contained in about an hour. 

Fire officials said an earlier smell of smoke at Foxton and West Platte River roads, near Dome Rock, was caused by what they called "debris wash."


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