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September 4, 2016

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Structure Fire

At approximately 9:30 a.m, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Indian Peaks Fire Protection, Gold Hill Fire Department, and Left Hand Fire Department responded to the area of Shelf Road and Spring Gulch, near Ward, on a report of smoke in the area. Upon arrival units located a cabin that was on fire in the area of Shelf Rd and Indiana Gulch, just North of the Town of Ward. After the fire was located, Indian Peak Fire Department, Gold Hill Fire Department, and Boulder County Fire Crew also responded to extinguish the fire. There were no injuries and the fire did not spread beyond the cabin. The cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Case # 16-5419

Cmdr. Kevin Parker #512