Two early morning fires kept Colorado Springs Firefighters busy Sunday. The first fire was discovered sometime after 3:00am when smoke began creeping through the walls. The fire was burning in the wall space around a chimney that extended from the basement through the roof. There was a report of a... more »
Colorado Springs Police and Fire Department personnel were greeted in a rather strange way when they responded to a call at the Verde Meadows Apartments early Saturday at around 2 am. When officers and emergency crews arrived at 1450 S. Chelton Rd, 30 year old Brandon Bridwell came to the... more »
As the weather cools down, things are heating up for Colorado Springs Fire.
"Because of the severe cold weather, we've had about 60 breaks in fire sprinklers," explains Captain Ray Johnson with Colorado Springs Fire.
Frozen and busted pipes are causing sprinkler systems to break all over the... more »
Fort Carson's Operations Center tells NewsFirst5 that they have had two fires burning down range in the training area of the reservation. Both Fires were basically in the same location. The First Fire Sparked up in Range 143 earlier in the week and had been 75% contained. A Second fire... more »
A 200-acre fire in Calhan on Sunday is followed by a 3000+ acre fire in Boulder County on Monday. They stand as big reminders that we are still in the middle of fire season. "We're really concerned about what's happening along the Front Range and along our wild land urban... more »
Fire fighters and their families from across the US and Canada converged on Colorado Springs Saturday afternoon for the 22nd Annual Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Ceremony. "It gives us a lot of pride to be able to host this event." explains CSFD's Scott Reiman, "I've been a fire fighter for... more »