A fire burning in Coal Creek Canyon prompted pre-evacuation orders to be sent out to 920 phone numbers in the area around noon on Thursday.
Fire in Coal Creek Canyon in #jeffco. Level 1 evacs. to 920 phones in Ranch Elsie area. BE READY TO LEAVE!
Shortly after the evacuation notices went out, JeffCo Sheriff's Office tweeted that the fire was close to 75 percent contained:
7News reports that at least one home has burned. It's still unclear if the fire began at the home and spread or if it began elsewhere.
This is a developing story...