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CSFD responds to grass fire behind homes in southeast Colorado Springs

Posted at 10:14 PM, Oct 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-29 02:01:32-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — On Thursday night, the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a grass fire.

According to CSFD, the fire happened at around 8:30 p.m. near the 4200 Block of Marlow Cir. which is in southeast Colorado Springs.

At around 10 p.m. CSFD was reporting that the fire was approximately 1 acre and was behind homes in that area.

CSFD later reported that firefighters were able to knock the fire down at around 10:30 p.m. The fire was reportedly contained to a homeless camp and was "smaller than first estimated" at just 1/4 of an acre versus an entire acre.

Crews stayed on the scene to put out some hot spots in the area.

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