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CSFD responds to structure fire, hydrants defective

Posted at 5:42 AM, Apr 13, 2019
(Courtesy CSFD Twitter)

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Springs Fire Department was called to a structure fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Smoke was visible from the manufacturing building Foxworth-Galbraith Truss & Wall Systems on Interpark Dr. but no flames were reported.

CSFD said the buildings’ smoke detectors and sprinkler systems were activated but the fire hydrants nearby were not working properly.

Firefighters had to call for back up and quickly began to ventilate the building.

Firefighters on scene working to ventilate building (Courtesy CSFD Twitter)

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire and the extent of any damages.

We will continue to monitor the developments and bring you the latest updates.