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Grass fire near highway closes southbound I-25 in Colorado Springs Saturday

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Posted at 1:15 PM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 18:40:54-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — A grass fire ignited Saturday afternoon near I-25 in Colorado Springs.

The fire was near Interquest Pkwy on the west side of the highway.

Colorado Springs Fire crews responded, as did USAFA fire.

According to CDOT, southbound I-25 was closed between Interquest Pkwy and Northgate Blvd. The left lane of northbound I-25 was closed at mile marker 154.

The highway reopened between two and three hours after the fire was initially reported.