Firefighters extinguished a half-acre fire overnight near Panorama Point off Flagstaff Mountain Road west of Boulder, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.

A Boulder resident reported seeing flames a little after midnight, and the fire appeared to grow quickly with flames reaching an estimated 20 feet, according to the sheriff’s office.

Firefighters from the Boulder Fire Department were the first to arrive and attacked the fire from above, quickly stopping its uphill run. By…

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