LARKSPUR, Colo. - Firefighters battled a large fire near Spruce Mountain Road and Noe Road Friday in Douglas County.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said helicopters are deployed. Right now there is no word on the size of the fire. KDVR is reporting that two homes in the area have been evacuated.
Douglas County said at 2:55 p.m. that the fire had burned 170 acres. By 6 p.m., it was reported to be 100 percent contained. Crews said they would monitor hot spots overnight.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a pre-evacuation notice was just issued via CodeRed Reverse 911 for the area of Noe Rd and South of Fox Farm Rd between I-25 and Perry Park Rd. Residents are asked to be prepared to evacuate.
Douglas County says to follow Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Twitter for updates.
Firefighters and DCOEM are on scene of a fire near Spruce Mountain Rd/E Noe Rd. Helicopter deployed. Sign up for CodeRed Reverse 911 at https://t.co/UyDZZ856sy to receive any possible evacuation notices. Size up and further info to follow on Twitter.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) March 23, 2018