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UPDATE: Homeless warming camp causes residential fire Wednesday night

CSFD responds to residential fire Monday night
Posted at 9:53 PM, Nov 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-17 15:17:24-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a residential fire call Wednesday night near Circle Boulevard and Bijou Street.

The fire was located about a block south at two houses on Casden Circle and Circle Boulevard.

After arriving firefighters determined a fire was burning a shed and power pole in the backyard of one of the homes.

At 9:47 p.m. CSFD had the fire under control and was beginning to investigate the cause.

The fire was caused by a homeless warming camp.

According to the Colorado Springs Fire Department, this is the third homeless warming camp fire since Tuesday in Colorado Springs.

CSFD also confirmed that no one was injured during the fire.


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