Watch: More than 50 Colo. FFs respond to early morning fire that destroyed a haunted house

Firefighters used heavy machinery to put out the blaze involving hay bales


Jake Shapiro
The Denver Post

PARKER, Colo. — An early morning fire engulfed Flat Acres Farm in Parker, destroying a haunted house and lighting up the sky with flames.

The fire was first reported after 1 a.m. at 11321 Dransfeldt Road on Monday, according to South Metro Fire Rescue on Twitter.

More than 50 firefighters were called to the late blaze involving hay bales, south of Twenty Mile Road and west of Parker Road. Firefighters said a glow is visible from a distance, with smoke drifting north. The smoke might be visible for much of the morning.

The fire was contained around 2 a.m., but the scene remains active, with crews saying the fire will burn for some time.

Flat Acres Farm posted on Facebook Monday morning, "prayers to all the first responders that came out to assist. Prayers to everyone assisting with this unfortunate situation."

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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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