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Firefighters Quickly Snuff Car Fire In Deer Creek Canyon

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- Volunteer firefighters helped keep a car fire turning into something worse in Deer Creek Canyon. The Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District responded to the canyon on Tuesday evening.

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(credit: Jefferson County)

A car was seen spitting out large flames which spread to the hillside covered in dry brush.

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(credit: Jefferson County)

Firefighters were able to get both the car and mountain extinguished quickly.

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(credit: ICFPD)

It's not clear what caused the fire or if anyone was hurt.

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