Fire East Of I-25 In Monument Fully Contained

A fire in the Monument area, east of I-25, is under investigation.

Wescott Fire Department responded to the fire near Baptist Rd and Leather Chaps. The fire was contained to about a quarter of an acre in a wooded area.

It started around 11 a.m., about an hour after a fire was reported in the same area, but on the other side of the interstate.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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