More homes evacuated as Deer Creek Canyon Park fire continues to burn on 13.5 acres in Jefferson County

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colorado — Crews are still battling a 13.5-acre wildfire near Deer Creek Canyon Park, officials said.

CodeRed evacuation notices were sent to 314 homes in the area, according to Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District.

Homes in the White Deer Valley and Deer Creek Mesa neighborhoods are affected, as well as the area near Samson Road, Mill Hollow Road, and Sunburst and Hunter’s Ridge neighborhoods.