A grass fire this morning in Superior is believed to be human-caused. The fire was discovered at around 2:30 a.m.by a Boulder County Sheriff’s deputy on a routine patrol of the area.The fire was approximately 200 yards west of McCaslin Boulevard near Highway 128.

Fire crews from Rocky Mountain and Louisville Fire Protection Districts were called to extinguish the fire. Hand crews were able to put out the fire and limit it to 2 acres. No structures or livestock were threatened or damaged. No evacuations were conducted.

What exactly caused the fire is undetermined. The sheriff’s office says weather and malfunctioning utilities are not believed to have been involved. No specific human causes have been identified, but the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says this is under investigation.


The incident has been documented under Boulder Sheriff case report:  17-1073

Source: Boulder Sheriff's Office Press Release