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photo - A brush fire near Quincy Reservoir was brought under control by Saturday afternoon. Denver Post photo. + caption
A brush fire near Quincy Reservoir was brought under control by Saturday afternoon. Denver Post photo.
The Associated Press Updated: April 26, 2014 at 4:24 pm

DENVER — Firefighters have controlled a large wind-whipped brush fire near Quincy Reservoir southeast of Denver.

Sgt. Dana Hatfield, a spokesman for the Aurora Fire Department, tells The Denver Post (http://bit.ly/QJ8g7h ) the fire was reported Saturday, but he did not know how big it was. The blaze, which was controlled by 3 p.m., did not cause any injuries or prompt any evacuations.

A "red flag" fire danger warning is in effect in the area until 8 p.m. Saturday, and high winds are expected ahead of a cold front. Wind gusts could reach 40 mph.

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