Colorado wildfire: Denver, Aurora firefighters contain two brush fires near I-70 at Pena Blvd

Firefighters have contained two separate brush fires that broke out Friday in the area of Interstate 70 and Peña Boulevard.

Denver and Aurora firefighters responded to the fires, described as slow-moving, according to a 2:06 p.m. Aurora Fire Rescue tweet.

Aurora Fire Rescue officials announced at 2:35 p.m. that the fires, one on the east side of the intersection and the other on the west side, were contained.

Firefighters are still at the scene dousing and cooling hot spots. The cause of the fires are under investigation.


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