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Wildfire burning in Deer Creek Canyon area of JeffCo; evacuation orders issued
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- Firefighters responded to a wildfire in the Deer Creek Canyon area of Jefferson County Thursday afternoon. It was reported about 4:45 p.m. Smoke is visible from much of the metro area. The fire is just west of Grizzly Drive in Deer Creek Canyon Park. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, an initial evacuation order was issued for 284 houses in the neighborhood east of the fire.