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Target Shooting Causes Small Fire At Harris Park Shooting Range

BAILEY, Colo. (CBS4) - Platte Canyon Fire Protection District firefighters responded to Harris Park Shooting Range in Bailey on Sunday. They say target shooters started the fire.

Shooting Range Fire 2 (Platte Canyon Fire Prot District FB)
Fire at the Harris Park Shooting Range in Bailey. (credit: Platte Canyon Fire Protection District)

Fire officials thanked the gun owners for staying at the scene and trying to put the fire out.

Platte Canyon responded to a wildland fire at the Harris Park shooting range. Thanks to the responsible gun owners that...

Posted by Platte Canyon Fire Protection District on Sunday, September 29, 2019

The fire only grew to about 1/4 acre.

Firefighters warned of high fire danger with dry and warm conditions.

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