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Brush Fire In Adams County Closes I-76 For A While

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- A brush fire burning in Adams County forced crews to close Interstate 76 for a while on Friday afternoon. The fire burned primarily in the grass at 120th and I-76.

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(credit: Brighton Fire)

Northbound lanes of I-76 were closed just before 2 p.m. Friday. The lanes reopened a short time later.

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(credit: Brighton Fire)

Crews quickly extinguished the fire and were working on hot spots. What started the fire is being investigated.

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(credit: Brighton Fire)

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