Weld County fire under control, fire officials say

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Posted at 3:54 PM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 20:46:38-04

DENVER — A fire that broke out in unincorporated Weld County near County Road 7 and 175th Avenue Tuesday afternoon is now controlled.

The fire was first reported around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, North Metro Fire said.

Mountain View Fire Rescue, which also responded, said the fire had reached structures. It was controlled as of 4:19 p.m. and there was no longer a need for evacuations.

The fire's size and cause weren’t immediately available. There were no reported injuries, but two dogs were rescued in the fire.

Drivers should avoid the area. Residents who have smoke drifting into their homes should close their windows, Mountain View Fire Rescue said.

Volunteers with the American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming are ready to assist anybody in need in relation to this fire.

This is a developing story and will be updated.