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Colorado Springs Fire responds to a grass fire Monday afternoon

Platte Fire
Posted at 4:53 PM, Mar 27, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a small grass fire on Monday afternoon. It happened around 2:30 p.m. at E. Platte Ave. & Wooten Rd. which is west of Peterson Space Force Base.

According to the department, the fire was reported as about 50 by 75 feet in size. Lots of smoke was visible in the area, and crews remain on scene to put out hotspots.

At this time, there is no word on what caused the fire, or if anyone was injured.
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