Boulder crews fighting 6-acre grass fire on CU Boulder East Campus

Boulder emergency crews are fighting a 6-acre grass fire on the University of Colorado Boulder’s East Campus.

The fire started at about 10:30 a.m. near the Space Science building in the 3600 block of Discovery Drive.

Boulder Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Marya Washburn said that the fire was 6.3 acres and that crews were at 60% containment as of about 1 p.m.

Officials said there are no structures threatened at this time and there are no reported injuries.

Officials continue to ask residents to avoid the area.

Washburn said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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