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2 years 6 months ago

7-year-old boy tied to Alaska arson fires

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A fire marshal in Alaska's capital city says a 7-year-old boy has admitted setting five arson fires over a little more than four months. Juneau fire marshal Dan Jager tells the Juneau Empire that the boy caused about $1,000 in damages by setting fires in restrooms...

3 years 2 months ago

Fire crews battle grass fire

El Paso County firefighters are working on a grass fire in the 13000 block of Forest Green Drive, near Hodgen and Meridian Roads. Right now the fire is in grass and trees, but there are reports that a home could be threatened. We'll keep you updated when we get...

3 years 5 months ago

Grass fire near St Mary's Athletic park out

Colorado Springs Fire Department crews on scene of the grass fire at St Mary's Athletic park has called the fire out and mop up operations underway. There are no reports as to what caused the fire. No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

3 years 5 months ago

UPDATE: Fountain fire out

Crews fighting the grass fire in a field between Woody Creek Drive and S. Powers Blvd have reported the fire extinguished. Crews still on scene are watching for hot spots and performing mop up functions. No homes were reported damaged by the fire due to the quick response of fire...

3 years 6 months ago

Snow, shifting winds slow wildfire's growth

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Snow and shifting winds have slowed a wildfire in canyon country west of Fort Collins that scorched 2,000 acres and forced the evacuation of 335 homes overnight Sunday. Larimer County sheriff's spokesman John Schulz says an air tanker dropped fire retardant near the fire...

3 years 6 months ago

Fire burning in Pueblo

A large plume of smoke can be seen from a grass fire burning in Pueblo. Firefighters were called to the area of I-25 and 13th Street just before noon Saturday. This is the view from our Pueblo weather camera. News First 5 has a crew on the scene and...

3 years 7 months ago

Grass fire in Pueblo

Fire crews are fighting a fire in Pueblo---near CSU-Pueblo. It's burning near Jerry Murphy and Highway 47 in a culvert area. Pueblo Police have blocked off some roads to allow crews to work. Pueblo Police do say the fire is near containment.

3 years 7 months ago

Grass fire contained

A grass fire burning about a mile west of Cheyenne Mountain High School is contained tonight. The fire started this afternoon in the Stratton Open Space area on the southwest side of Colorado Springs. The fire was declared contained at 7:06 p.m. It burned 2.7 acres of dry...

4 years 1 month ago

Small grass fire in Monument is out

A small brush fire in Monument burned less than an acre before being put out by crews. No structures were threatened. There were no injuries. Smoke from the fire prompted the closure of Lewis-Palmer Elementary School for the day. Children were taken to Lewis-Palmer Middle School to be picked...

4 years 5 months ago

Small grass fire at Lowe's, High winds

Firefighters in Colorado Springs are mopping up a small fire that burned the landscaping at the Lowe's on New Center Point near Powers and Constitution. The dry windy weather has elevated the fire danger to high on Saturday. Two brush trucks and a standard pump engine were dispatched to...

4 years 7 months ago

Fighting grass fires a group effort

In a grass fire, every second counts. Firefighters say their ability to work together efficiently is critical to success. Lt. J.J. Halsey of the Colorado Springs Fire Department says as many as 16 different companies from 8 different agencies supplied assistance to fight the grass fire near Falcon Wednesday...

4 years 11 months ago

Small grass fire in Colorado Springs

A small grass fire on the west side of Colorado Springs was called "under control" at 4:30 this afternoon. The fire broke out in between Holmes Middle School and Coronado High School, near Fillmore and Mesa Road. This is the same area where fire crews battled a fire last...

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