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Highway 24 reopened after fire breaks out near Cave of the Winds

Fire near Cave of the Winds shuts down Highway 24
Posted at 6:59 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 23:09:24-04

MANITOU SPRINGS — A stretch of Westbound Highway 24 is shut down near the entrance to Cave of the Winds due to a grassfire on the side of the road.

The visitors center at Cave of the Winds was evacuated as a precaution.

At 8 p.m. the fire was under control and crews are currently mopping up hot spots. No structures were burned and no one was hurt.

News 5 does not know what caused the fire.

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