A huge grass fire that started in the Proctor, Colo., area Monday morning darkened the skies throughout the day, as high winds blowing smoke and dust reduced visibility. More than 70 firefighters responded from 13 area fire departments, with seven engines working through the night. Efforts to control the fire continued most of the day Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)
A large grass fire had the skies looking gray and local residents on high alert Monday.