According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, as of 2:45 p.m. Sept. 21, the Bald Mountain Fire is 50% contained.
U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon Park reopened at 1:45 p.m. Sept. …
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According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, as of 2:45 p.m. Sept. 22, the Bald Mountain Fire is contained.U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon Park reopened at 1:45 p.m. Sept. 21.The Bald Mountain Fire burn area is located near Lookout Mountain. It broke out in the afternoon on Sept. 20. According to Twitter posts, firefighters began arriving on-scene at about 3 or 3:30 p.m., and the fire was about an acre in size. By about 6 p.m., it had spread to about 15 acres. By about 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20, the fire had grown to about 25 acres. Air operations finished for the day at about that time, but about 50-60 firefighters remained on scene through the night. About 140 firefighters from multiple fire agencies were on-scene on Sept. 21, targeting hot spots with a 10% containment. By about 1:15 p.m. the fire had been reduced to about 17 acres in size. No evacuations were implemented, but pre-evacuation notices were sent out.[cqembed title="Untitled" content="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"]
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