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Aug 20, 2013 12:44 PM by Kate Tripp

Jefferson County fire 50 percent contained

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are working to contain a small wildfire burning in the foothills of Jefferson County.

The Glencoe Valley Fire was 6 acres and 50 percent contained Tuesday morning. Firefighters hope to have if fully contained by the end of the day.

Evacuation orders went out Monday evening for residents in a subdivision northwest of Ralston Reservoir but were lifted at 8 p.m.

A helicopter helped attack the fire and it didn't grow overnight.

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