A thick, white column of smoke rising into the blue skies south of Evergreen prompted numerous emergency calls Sunday morning, but authorities said not to worry.
The smoke is coming from a permitted burn in Jefferson County that is being closely monitored, according to Evergreen Fire Rescue.
The smoke will drift into the valley and down Bear Creek, according to the fire agency.
Thank you for the numerous 911 calls about the plume of smoke south of downtown Evergreen. This is a permitted burn and is being carefully monitored. Smoke is drifting into the valley and down Bear Creek. pic.twitter.com/u3KV8AUBs0
— Evergreen FireRescue (@efr_co) January 13, 2019
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