Fire on South Table Mountain sparks Monday morning

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A wildfire sparked Monday morning on South Table Mountain, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials estimated the fire to be between three and five acres.

The blaze, just outside of downtown Golden near the Coors factory, was first reported around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Crews put the fire out before 6:30 a.m.

While the fire is 100% contained on South Table Mountain, firefighters will remain on the scene all day, ensuring no flare-ups.

The cause of the blaze has not yet been determined. Multiple fire agencies responded to the scene, no structures were threatened.

A fire burned in the same area in 2017, scorching about 100 acres.