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July 22, 2014
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Forest Service battles small fire on Vasquez Ridge near Winter Park

Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service were fighting a small fire on Vasquez Ridge on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire, located up a dirt road near the southwest end of Little Vasquez Road, was reported to be about 50 feet by 100 feet in size, according to a press release from the Sulphur Ranger District of the Arapaho National Forest.

Helicopter support was en route to the fire as of 3 p.m. Tuesday

No structures were being threatened, according to the press release.

Smoke from the fire may be visible from Winter Park and U.S. Highway 40.

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The Sky-Hi News Updated Jul 23, 2014 12:29PM Published Jul 22, 2014 03:29PM Copyright 2014 The Sky-Hi News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.