A prescribed burn that got out of hand and scorched 20 acres in the Cleveland National Forest was 60% contained Saturday.

The burn-off was started Friday near South Main Divide and Hacienda Road south of the Lakeland Village community but when flames escaped the containment lines, it was declared a wildfire, according to Cleveland National Forest officials.

Water-dropping helicopters helped more than 280 firefighters on the ground halt the forward progress of the fire overnight.

No injuries were reported and the blaze does not pose a threat to structures, fire officials said.

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