A campfire is believed to have accidentally sparked a Sunday afternoon grass fire in southeast Cheyenne.

Cheyenne Fire Rescue says the blaze started near the Greater Cheyenne Greenway between Nationway and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.

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"The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. near the 2600 block of Nationway and was estimated to be about (an) acre in size," CFR said in a release sent out late Monday afternoon.

CFR says the Laramie County Fire Authority assisted with a brush truck and tender for extra manpower and water supply.

Cheyenne Fire Rescue
Cheyenne Fire Rescue

"The fire was extinguished, and the scene was cleared by around 3:50 p.m.," CFR said.

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