Grass fire quickly contained in Colorado Springs

Posted at 2:12 PM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 16:12:26-04

Colorado Springs fire crews quickly contained a grass fire near Fillmore and Sinton Thursday afternoon.

Colorado Springs police have closed Mark Dabling north of Fillmore while crews worked to control the flames.

The fire burned half an acre but was quickly contained. Colorado Springs Utility crews said there was no explosion on scene and no damage to transformers, which are not in the immediate vicinity.

It is unclear what sparked the fire.

Authorities want to remind residents that fire danger is high across the area.