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CSFD: Multiple grass fires in Colorado Springs considered suspicious, fire is out

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Posted at 12:40 PM, Aug 30, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Fire Department has deemed multiple grass fires in the area of Research Parkway & Austin Bluffs Parkway suspicious.

According to the department when they arrived there were a total of six separate fires were started along the trail, and the fires have been put out.

Crews are mopping up the fires but at this time believe that it is suspected arson. Colorado Springs Police were called to assist in the investigation.

No arrests have been made but CSPD is asking for your help to help identify who started these fires.

Anyone with information, video of the incident, or who is a witness to a portion of this investigation, please call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.
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