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Wildfire Breaks Out West Of Highway 287 Near Virginia Dale

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- Fire crews rushed to a brush fire burning near Livermore on Monday afternoon. The fire burned about 2-3 acres west of Highway 287 near Virginia Dale.

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Larimer County resources were sent to fight the fire, along with other crews to assist the Livermore Fire Protection District. Aerial resources were used to fight the fire.

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The fire was burning in grass and pine. Copter4 flew over the fire that was sending up a big plume of white smoke.

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The fire is contained, but crew will remain through the evening. What caused the fire is being investigated.

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