Fire burning in creek bed in Penrose

Crews fighting a fire in a creek bed in Penrose Thursday afternoon. / Fremont County Sheriff's Office
Crews fighting a fire in a creek bed in Penrose Thursday afternoon. / Fremont County Sheriff's Office

PENROSE, Colo. — Two roads in Fremont County are closed while crews fight a fire in a creek bed in Penrose.

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said the fire started around 3:20 p.m. in the 700-block of Valley Drive, which is northeast of downtown Penrose.

Valley Drive and Olsen Drive are closed while crews fight the fire.

Deputies said the fire is staying down in the creek bed, and no structures are threatened.

Smoke is visible from a fire in a creek bed in Penrose Thursday afternoon. / Fremont County Sheriff's Office
Smoke is visible from a fire in a creek bed in Penrose Thursday afternoon. / Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

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