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Pre-Evacuation notices lifted for #Range5Fire in Douglas Co.

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - Fire crews are working to continue a brush burning just south of Highlands Ranch. 

Over 3,000 homes in the area south of Wildcat Reserve Parkway from Broadway to Griggs Road were placed on pre-evacuation, but it was quickly lifted. 

What is being called the Range 5 Fire has burned around 40 to 50 acres near Daniels Park in Douglas County. 

Our partners at Denver7 report that it doesn't appear that any structures are compromised. 

A helicopter was used earlier in the day to dump water on the flames.

Those who live near the fire should expect to see continued police prescense as they monitor it through the night. 

The cause is still unknown. 

#range5fire update pre-vac notices for the area of S of WildcatRP from Broadway to Griggs Rd. in Highlands Ranch 


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