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Pikes Peak Center fire scare overnight

Posted at 5:50 AM, Nov 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-18 10:20:43-05

COLORADO SPRINGS – Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a blaze that started around 3:15 a.m. Sunday morning at The Pikes Peak Center downtown.

The call initially came in as a two-alarm fire and the center was filled with smoke when fire crews arrived. It was quickly determined that there was no fire in the actual building and that a semi-trailer in back of the building was fully engulfed in flames.

Fire crews used foam to fight the blaze, in order to cut down on creating icy conditions. It’s unknown what materials were stored in the trailer when it caught on fire.

Crews are working to ventilate the building this morning. There is some concern that the soundproofing in the auditorium may be damaged by the smoke.

Fire investigators are also working to determine what or who caused the fire in the trailer, to begin with.

No shows were scheduled at this time.