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Fire on Fort Carson caused by lighting burns thousands of acres

Fountain camera view of Ft Carson fire
Ft. Carson
Posted at 4:33 PM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 08:35:21-04

FORT CARSON — Smoke was visible across the area due to an active fire on Fort Carson property south of Colorado Springs and north of Pueblo County, according to a spokesperson for the post.

The fire began on the afternoon of April 28 and continues to burn this week. The fire has burned 'thousands of acres' so far, yet is considered 95% contained.

Lightning is listed as the cause of fire.

The fire is far downrange and is not threatening any structures.

Multiple agencies and crews asesisted with the fire including Colorado Springs, Stratmoor Hills, Hanover, Cheyenne Mountain, El Paso County, and Colorado Springs Utilities.

There are no evacuations associated with these fires.


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