Wildfire triggers evacuations outside Denver
LAKEWOOD, Colorado ” Homes on three streets have been evacuated because of a wind-driven wildfire on grassland in the foothills southwest of Denver.
Jefferson County sheriff’s spokeswoman Jacki Kelly said Monday the flames had burned about 50 acres near suburban Lakewood.
Kelley says she doesn’t know how many homes have been evacuated. She says the fire has come close to some houses but none have burned.
Clouds of smoke are visible from downtown Denver.