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Colorado Springs Fire Department contains fire near the airport Monday

Powers Boulevard Fire
Posted at 1:55 PM, Jun 17, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) responded to a grass fire Monday at Milton E. Proby Parkway and Peak Innovation Parkway. The fire was near the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and started around 1:30 p.m.

According to CSFD, the fire was contained around 2:30 p.m. and crews were in the mop up stage. No structures were threatened and there were no impacts to airport operations.

CSFD says the fire stayed between Milton E. Proby Parkway and South Powers Boulevard. Northbound South Powers Boulevard between Grinell Boulevard and Bradley Road was closed while crews worked to extinguish the fire.

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) South Powers Boulevard reopened around 3:30 p.m.

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