Jefferson County wildfire: Brush fire erupts on hogback amid high winds

A wildfire is burning in Jefferson County along the hogback south of Interstate 70.

The fire sparked Friday afternoon in windy weather and during a red flag warning on fire danger in the area.

Smoke is visible and firefighters are on scene. Colorado 93 is closed from I-70 to Morrison because of the fire.

Wildfire map

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